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On Syllabus Design

Still catching up on work after traveling to SAMLA last weekend, so this syllabus design post is coming late (analysis of Laurie’s “Writing, Visual Rhetorics, and War” is to follow), but here are my thoughts on revisiting the course syllabi … Continue reading

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Writing as Design: course syllabi analysis (draft)

Between Baldwin’s and Prof R’s syllabus, I prefer the former. Although Prof R’s breadth of assignments and organization through hyperlinks is impressive, the syllabus lacks the unity and cohesion of Baldwin’s. In order to be truly successful, however, Baldwin’s assignments … Continue reading

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Teaching Translation: lots of practice, not enough theory

Most of the syllabi dedicated to teaching and exploring translation, whether technical or literary, mention “theories and practices” in the title, which I believe reflects the course¬†designers’ efforts to¬†balance the two components in teaching. However, the “practice” and the workshop … Continue reading

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