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Month: March 2017

Lacrosse Discourse Pre-writing Draft

Lacrosse Discourse Pre-writing Draft

March 29, 2017: Lacrosse is the type of sport that is very distinct and can be very confusing for most.  This discourse has many different distinctions that makes it so different from even mens lacrosse.  For example, women’s lacrosse is a non contact sport. Where as mens lacrosse is full body contact.  Our sport is more about the control and beauty. As any other team it helps you build relationships because like a family you have to learn to love…

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Problem 23

Problem 23

The problem that was presented to us was that there was this student in class and the teacher gave them a task of correcting different parts of their writings.  The student figured out the pattern and started to work through the problems faster then the rest of the class as well as the teacher. The teacher then told the class that they need to take their time and “shouldn’t go ahead”.  Gee mentions relationships as one of the writing tasks…

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First Newcomer Discourse

First Newcomer Discourse

Discourses: Skiing Lacrosse Questions: How does your Discourse community use language and practices to to establish identities, build relationships, acquire social goods, make connections, or build group knowledge? What challenges and tests will he/she face in the apprenticeship process? Skiing: The skiing community has a very distinct way of life that is very iconic to recognize. For example, the language that is used in this discourse is very iconic and random with the slang that gets used for all the…

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Goals for end of Year

Goals for end of Year

After my midterm meeting there was quite bit that was needed for improvement. In some areas I’m very strong and only need a small improvement but other aspects there is a lot of room to improve. For example, my eportfolio I have to work on having better artifacts and make it easier for people to find different things.  I also need to work on actually taking the time to invest in my responses that are required for the class.  More…

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Literacy Archive Project Reflection

Literacy Archive Project Reflection

With this project it was the first time that I had really taken multiple authors works and compared them to each other.  It took me quite a bit of time to fully get a grasp of being able to integrate them properly.  One thing that I found really interesting is that with one idea from Gee could have a form of connection to Alexander which then could help me further explain my argument.  It was similar to taking all these…

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