Learning to Self-Evaluate

The most important trait to develop is in life is that of self-reflection. It’s also probably the one we most universally fail at. Humans tend to be complete off-base when we engage in self-examination. We are notoriously too hard on ourselves and just as often too easy. And while I Full Article


Thoughts on Adaptability of Writing

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This term I’m teaching a second-year Technical Communications course for Engineering students. Almost all of the students have either taken English 112 or APSC 176 (or a transfer credit equivalent to those courses). Both 176 and 112 focus on helping students write for academic situations: arguments, research papers, rhetorical analyses, Full Article


Happy New Year 2018

I’ve been terrible at keeping my blog up-to-date but I did want to write a post about my book reviews. I have read/listened to an inordinate number of books in the last six months. I have a two hour a day commute to work so that means lots of time Full Article