Adrienne Jankens

"Good learners, like everyone else, are living, squirming, questioning, perceiving, fearing, loving, and languaging nervous systems, but they are good learners precisely because they believe and do certain things that less effective learners do not believe and do." -Postman and Weingartner (31)

Windows of Literature

Really strong insights about reflection and learning about writing in this final reflective essay: “This repetition of thought was an indication to me that I was reaching moments in my writing were … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment


Coming up this Thursday, our inaugural student writing showcase!

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Midterm Reflection

Midterm reflection with strong, concrete examples of progress in researching.

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post 6

Originally posted on Ali Hamade:
I just want to start by saying I personally love this activity, because the clash between spoken English and written English has been my main…

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

About Me

Originally posted on brittanyb99:
About Me Hi I’m Brittany Bunch and I am a freshmen at Wayne State University. I’m just a girl who is continuously learning how to improve…

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reflection 2: Project 2

Originally posted on Zeinab Ayoub:
After reading my draft of my I-search paper a couple times, I was pretty content with the way it sounded. I am aware that I…

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reflection 2

Originally posted on nadinechami:
My I-Search paper has been going pretty good. Being able to write my research endeavors as a narrator rather than the tedious third person approach has…

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Educational Questions: a Path to Discovering, not just Learning

Originally posted on patrickhroache:
The question is our best educational asset. Postman, Weingartner, and Macrorie, would all make this argument, and they did in the assigned reading. Postman and Weingartner…

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reflection on Project 1: The About Me page

Originally posted on patrickhroache:
When I finished the first draft of my “About Me” page, one thing stuck out in particular. It was rather long. An internal conflict began to…

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Free writing on Swales

Originally posted on patrickhroache:
The term discourse community has a very vague definition. In fact very few people actually have a complete thorough understanding of the term- most just have…

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment