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This City Is A Clock, Daniel D. Wallace Aug 2016

This City Is A Clock, Daniel D. Wallace

Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation includes a novel, This City is a Clock, and a critical introduction, “Technologies of the Novel.”

This City is a Clock charts the construction of Edinburgh’s New Town and the development of the Scottish Enlightenment. The protagonist is a boy when the novel begins and has grown to old age by the final pages. As a child, he is put to work by the architects of the new town when they discover that he has unusual mathematical gifts. To them, his strange talent seems an emblem of the new rational order they are hoping to create. And ...


Black Tie Poems: An Exploration Of Formal Poetry, Shelby Tansil May 2016

Black Tie Poems: An Exploration Of Formal Poetry, Shelby Tansil

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Queen Of Spades, Michael Shou-Yung Shum May 2016

Queen Of Spades, Michael Shou-Yung Shum

Doctoral Dissertations

Semblance—or parody—is, of course, the operative word when considering a text that strives to be subversive of both form (the “anti-realism” of minor literature) and social function. Regarding the latter, as stated before, my goal in the text is the reverse of the traditional moral fable’s: implanting a desire in readers to experience firsthand the world of risk as a means to live in a more vital way, outside the text, whether through gambling or another form of chance-taking. Uncertainty is troubling, unsettling, but it is also mysterious and enlivening—this is what gamblers, acolytes at the ...


Ola De Sucesos En El Jirón Vasco Nuñez De Balboa, Antonio A. Gazis Mr Apr 2016

Ola De Sucesos En El Jirón Vasco Nuñez De Balboa, Antonio A. Gazis Mr

Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, & Culture

Una serie de hechos suceden paralelamente en un jirón (calle) durante una mañana, desencadenando uno mayor.


Why Rhetoric And Ethics? Revisiting History/Revising Pedagogy, Lois Agnew Jan 2016

Why Rhetoric And Ethics? Revisiting History/Revising Pedagogy, Lois Agnew

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Coupling rhetoric and ethics has helped create a coherent undergraduate writing major in one of the nation’s first free-standing composition programs.


Composition As A Spiritual Discipline, Scott Wagar Jan 2016

Composition As A Spiritual Discipline, Scott Wagar

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Analyzing a widely-read history of composition yields clear elements associated with the contemporary definition of spirituality.


Reconsidering Virtue, John M. Duffy Jan 2016

Reconsidering Virtue, John M. Duffy

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Re-appropriating the Aristotelian concept of virtue in composition classes could become the means of transforming the polarized state of public discourse in America.


Jaepl, Vol. 21, Winter 2015-2016, Joonna Smitherman Trapp, Brad Peters Jan 2016

Jaepl, Vol. 21, Winter 2015-2016, Joonna Smitherman Trapp, Brad Peters

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Essays

Fond Farewells: Judy Halden-Sullivan and Helen Walker

SPECIAL SECTION: RHETORIC AND ETHICS

John M. Duffy - Reconsidering Virtue

Lois Agnew - Why Rhetoric and Ethics? Revisiting History/Revising Pedagogy

Paula Mathieu - Being There: Mindfulness as Ethical Classroom Practice

Scott Wagar - Composition as a Spiritual Discipline

Erec Smith - Buddhism’s Pedagogical Contribution to Mindfulness

Peter H. Khost - “Alas, Not Yours to Have”: Problems with Audience in High-Stakes Writing Tests and the Promise of Felt Sense

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Sheri Rysdam & Lisa Johnson-Shull - Introducing Feedforward: Renaming and Reframing Our Repertoire for Written Response

Mark Noe - Autoethnography and Assimilation: Composing Border Stories

Irene A ...


Buddhism’S Pedagogical Contribution To Mindfulness, Erec S. Smith Jan 2016

Buddhism’S Pedagogical Contribution To Mindfulness, Erec S. Smith

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Considering the rhetorical elements in the Buddhist text “The True Aspect of All Phenomena” opens the possibility of teaching students a more mindful approach to writing.


Introducing Feedforward: Renaming And Reframing Our Repertoire For Written Response, Sheri Rysdam, Lisa Johnson-Shull Jan 2016

Introducing Feedforward: Renaming And Reframing Our Repertoire For Written Response, Sheri Rysdam, Lisa Johnson-Shull

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Categorizing instructor comments on student drafts leads writing center researchers to argue for the need to reframe our professional discussion on instructor response, based on the concept of “feedforward.”


Back Matter Jan 2016

Back Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Jan 2016

Front Matter

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

No abstract provided.


Being There: Mindfulness As Ethical Classroom Practice, Paula Mathieu Jan 2016

Being There: Mindfulness As Ethical Classroom Practice, Paula Mathieu

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Incorporating mindfulness practices in teacher training for writing programs is supported by disciplinary scholarship in composition, spiritual writing, and research in neuroscience.


“Alas, Not Yours To Have”: Problems With Audience In High-Stakes Writing Tests And The Promise Of Felt Sense, Peter H. Khost Jan 2016

“Alas, Not Yours To Have”: Problems With Audience In High-Stakes Writing Tests And The Promise Of Felt Sense, Peter H. Khost

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Expanding the applications of “felt sense” can help students become more aware of audience—a corrective to the a-rhetorical effects of standardized testing and the Common Core Standards.


Autoethnography And Assimilation: Composing Border Stories, Mark Noe Jan 2016

Autoethnography And Assimilation: Composing Border Stories, Mark Noe

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Introducing autoethnography in composition classes brings together personal narratives, academic discourse, and awareness of audience in surprising ways among students in south Texas.


“When Do I Cross The Street?” Roberta’S Guilty Reflection, Irene A. Lietz Jan 2016

“When Do I Cross The Street?” Roberta’S Guilty Reflection, Irene A. Lietz

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Following a student’s evolving attitudes on race issues through her undergraduate years, a researcher concludes that a critical pedagogy can have long-term effects on student and instructor alike.


Toward A Poetics And Pedagogy Of Sound: Students As Production Engineers In The Literature Classroom, Karen Lee Osborne Jan 2016

Toward A Poetics And Pedagogy Of Sound: Students As Production Engineers In The Literature Classroom, Karen Lee Osborne

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Pairing students to be recorders and production editors of poetry readings results in a collaborative assignment that embodies students’ experience of reading through media.


My Mom’S Letter, Robert M. Randolph Jan 2016

My Mom’S Letter, Robert M. Randolph

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

A longtime poet explains how a letter from his mother reminds him that regardless of our language skills and backgrounds, our writing can still bear witness to the values and ethics that guide our lives.


Connecting, Helen Walker, Sheryl Lain, Matthew B. Ittig, Laurence Musgrove, Julie O'Connell, Leslie A. Werden, Donna Souder-Hodge, Tanya R. Cochran, Rasha Diab, Thomas Ferrel, Beth Godbee Jan 2016

Connecting, Helen Walker, Sheryl Lain, Matthew B. Ittig, Laurence Musgrove, Julie O'Connell, Leslie A. Werden, Donna Souder-Hodge, Tanya R. Cochran, Rasha Diab, Thomas Ferrel, Beth Godbee

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Helen Walker - More Apt, Connected Title

Sheryl Lain - Hey, Teach! Do You Love Me?

Matthew B. Ittig - Ask Me Tomorrow

Laurence Musgrove - Writing Program

Julie O’Connell - The Power of a Slave Narrative

Leslie A. Werden - Embracing Chaos

Donna Souder-Hodge - Teaching Dachau

Tanya R. Cochran, Rasha Diab, Thomas Ferrel, & Beth Godbee - Hanging Out: Cultivating Life-Giving Writing Groups Online


Book Reviews, Julie Nichols, Peter Fields, Walter L. Reid, Jeffrey H. Taylor, Warren Hatch Jan 2016

Book Reviews, Julie Nichols, Peter Fields, Walter L. Reid, Jeffrey H. Taylor, Warren Hatch

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Julie Nichols - Reading Ethically

Peter Fields - Gregory Marshall. Shaped by Stories: The Ethical Power of Narratives. Notre Dame, IN: U of Notre Dame P., 2009

Walter L. Reed - Gregory, Marshall. Teaching Excellence in Higher Education, ed. Melissa Valiska Gregory. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

Jeffrey H. Taylor - Musgrove, Laurence. Local Bird. Beaumont, TX: Lamar U Press, 2015

Warren Hatch - Lynch, Tom, Cheryll Glotfelty, Karla Armbruster. The Bioregional Imagination—Literature, Ecology, and Place. Athens, GA: U of GA Press, 2012


Final Journals, Robert M. Randolph Jan 2016

Final Journals, Robert M. Randolph

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Poem