Category Archives: Professor Post

Portfolio (Grade) Conferences

The schedule I copied from the whiteboard looks like this: TUE MAY 07 Rory O’Connell Mike Middleton Justin Baker Joe Passalacqua Kirsten Smith Jodi Dziedzic Kailee Whiting Adam Tutolo Brianne Waters Nicole Clark THU MAY 09 Brent Adkins Kevin Buttari … Continue reading

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A Model Visual Argument

You may be wondering if the Visual Argument you produced recently is a good enough representative of your critical skills to be included in your Portfolio. Many of you, I fear, didn’t think the assignment was terribly important when we … Continue reading

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Sample Reflective Statement

In 2012, my Comp II student wrote this good example of a reflective statement that will give you a good idea of the scope of analysis the assignment requires. The department now requires you to reflect on Core Value as … Continue reading

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A15: Reflective Statement

The Reflective Statement The Reflective Statement provides you the opportunity to describe and assess your work in the course. The Reflective Statement serves as a guide to your portfolio in that it gives you and your instructor a clear, specific … Continue reading

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Common Sentence Problems

Count/Noncount Plurals When the local police force is unable to handle a crime that is committed in their district they normally call in help from surrounding police departments. Parallel Comparisons College judicial systems are just as crooked and backwards as … Continue reading

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Late but good source for Brent and Kirsten

Listening to the BBC this morning, I heard an intriguing story about a proposed change to the US foreign aid policy. Oxfam America and the US featured prominently in a frank and disturbing discussion of problems created by massive food … Continue reading

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A14: Research Position Paper

My Researched Opinion Your first and only long argument is due THU APR 25. The culmination of your research, it will draw conclusions supported by the evidence you provide. This paper will no doubt contain material from your shorter arguments, … Continue reading

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