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Engineering Solutions For Everyday Life: Implementing Oer In Advanced College Rhetoric At Texas Tech, Callie F. Kostelich, Baxter Krug 2024 Texas Tech University

Engineering Solutions For Everyday Life: Implementing Oer In Advanced College Rhetoric At Texas Tech, Callie F. Kostelich, Baxter Krug

All Things Open

This presentation explores the redesign of ENGL 1302: Writing for Engineering, an advanced college rhetoric course at Texas Tech University that is specifically tailored for engineering majors and minors. Focused on the integration of technical communication, rhetoric, and engineering principles, the semester-long project aims to equip students with the skills necessary to identify, research, and develop engineering solutions for everyday problems. By reshaping the curriculum to embrace Open Educational Resources (OER), our goal is to normalize the use, development, and implementation of OER in and around the classroom.

We will briefly explore our approach to curriculum revision, focusing on our …


Reflections On Select Works Of Professional Writing And Rhetoric, Joy Tersigni 2024 Bowling Green State University

Reflections On Select Works Of Professional Writing And Rhetoric, Joy Tersigni

Master of Arts in English Plan II Graduate Projects

The following portfolio includes final pieces from three courses in the Master of Arts in the field of English with a specialization in Professional Writing and Rhetoric program. The first two pieces deal with the analysis, evaluation, and creation of an effective instructional user guide. In the first piece, the current version of an instructional guide for an online pedagogical platform is evaluated for strengths and areas for improvement using a framework for analyzing on-screen text. After analyzing the original instructional guide, I develop version 2.0 of the instructional user guide as the second piece. The second piece is a …


La Voz Del Autor En El Discurso Médico Y Sus Implicaciones En Ele, David Sanchez-Jimenez 2024 CUNY New York City College of Technology

La Voz Del Autor En El Discurso Médico Y Sus Implicaciones En Ele, David Sanchez-Jimenez

Publications and Research

La demanda de profesionales de la salud que pueden prestar atención lingüísticamente concordante al paciente en contextos multilingües explica el aumento de los cursos de español médico en el currículo de pregrado y posgrado en instituciones universitarias de Estados Unidos en las últimas décadas. El aprendizaje de los estudiantes matriculados en estos cursos requiere el conocimiento de las características retórico-discursivas propias de los principales géneros discursivos que estudian durante su carrera para fines específicos en el campo de la salud los alumnos universitarios de español, cuyo fin último será el de replicarlos eficazmente en su práctica profesional. Por ello, en …


A Word From The Writing Team (March 2024), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2024 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (March 2024), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Join Us for Our Virtual Writing Retreat on March 1st
  • Attend Inclusive Writing and Language Workshop at EF
  • Come and Judge the Jefferson Science Slam
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Jefferson's AI Library Guide is Available
  • The OPWPC Canvas Page Offers Helpful Tools
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations Continue
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


A Word From The Writing Team (February 2024), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2024 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (February 2024), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Join Us for Our Virtual Writing Retreat This Friday
  • Upcoming Biorender Workshop for Building Graphical Abstracts
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Co-Authorship and OA Fees: Do Your Homework!
  • The OPWPC Canvas Page Offers Helpful Tools
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations Continue
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


Pacific Writing: College Writing For Pacific's Core 2 Seminar, Eric Sonstroem 2024 University of the Pacific

Pacific Writing: College Writing For Pacific's Core 2 Seminar, Eric Sonstroem

Pacific Open Texts

Core 2 is Pacific's new reading, critical thinking, and writing-instruction seminar for first- or second-year students. All sections will include some common elements, like reading long-form narrative prose and writing instruction, and all sections will feature expository, thesis-driven writing in response to the course readings. Sections are taught by a variety of faculty from across the university.


A Word From The Writing Team (January 2024), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2024 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (January 2024), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Virtual Writing Retreats Return in February
  • The OPWPC Canvas Page Offers Helpful Tools
  • Academic Commons Will Host a Presentation on Refugee Health in Philadelphia
  • Publication Spotlight
  • The OPWPC Helps with Scholarly Communication and Publication
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations Continue
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


Methodologizing Transnationality: Relational Writing As Collective Inquiry, Sun Young Lee, Minhye Son, Taeyeon Kim, Jin Kyeong Jung, Soo Bin Jang 2024 Wichita State University

Methodologizing Transnationality: Relational Writing As Collective Inquiry, Sun Young Lee, Minhye Son, Taeyeon Kim, Jin Kyeong Jung, Soo Bin Jang

Department of Educational Administration: Faculty Publications

How can we take transnationality as a space of in-betweenness to generate new possibilities, moving beyond geographically bounded spans between countries? This article presents five authors’ collective inquiry on transnational positionalities, which we practiced through the relational, transformative, and reflective writing of the self in a community space. We staged the collaborative writing into two processes: the emergent process of thematic writing and the relay writing. Interweaving “I” and “we” voices that cannot be captured through categorical thinking, our collaborative quest resists normative identity politics, proposing writing as a method of collective inquiry for the nuanced understanding of the transnationality …


Learning Confidence: Final Experiential Learning Report, Rachel Tersch 2023 Western University

Learning Confidence: Final Experiential Learning Report, Rachel Tersch

SASAH 4th Year Capstone and Other Projects: Publications

This report speaks on the processes and outcomes of the internships I completed for my SASAH experiential learning credit, with a specific focus on how the respective experiences built confidence in my abilities. I first discuss my time at Osborne Holdings in early 2022 as a copywriting intern, which introduced new work styles and forms of writing. I then overview my editorial internship in mid-2023 at 845 Press and the Temz Review and the challenge of authority and decisiveness when working individually with two manuscripts. Finally, I talk about the introspection of the Learning through Experience event and the ways …


Communicating In Crisis: Rhetorical (De)Stabilization During The Covid-19 Pandemic., Brittany Nicole Smart 2023 University of Louisville

Communicating In Crisis: Rhetorical (De)Stabilization During The Covid-19 Pandemic., Brittany Nicole Smart

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This project explores the role of rhetoric in crisis—how rhetoric can contribute to both the stabilization and destabilization of a worldwide health emergency. Specifically, I utilize the COVID-19 pandemic as a case study to investigate how institutional rhetorics exacerbated the ongoing burnout epidemic amongst healthcare workers. Through a feminist, materialist take on institutional ethnography (Fullagar & Pavlidis, 2021; Griffith & Smith, 2014), I show how, while institutions like the CDC were under pressure to contain the spread of the virus, in the chaos of communicating safety regulations to healthcare professionals, they inadvertently subverted clinician autonomy and expertise by “coordinating” (LaFrance, …


A Word From The Writing Team (December 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (December 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Writing Retreats Happens This Friday, December 1st
  • The OPWPC Canvas Page Offers Helpful Tools
  • The Yeo Writing Deadline is December 31, 2023!
  • Publication Spotlight
  • AI and Publishing is a Hot Topic
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations Continue
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


A Word From The Writing Team (November 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (November 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • New!! Check Out Our OPWPC Resources Page in Canvas
  • First Friday Writing Retreats Continue - This Friday
  • The Annual Yeo Writing Prize is Back
  • Learn How AI Impacts Scholarly Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Reminders
  • Consultations Available
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


Mapping The Dna Of Conspiracy Theories: Analyzing Key Nodes Across Digital Geographies, Carleigh J. Davis, Ryan Cheek, Kathryn C. Dolan, Rachel M. Schneider 2023 Missouri University of Science and Technology

Mapping The Dna Of Conspiracy Theories: Analyzing Key Nodes Across Digital Geographies, Carleigh J. Davis, Ryan Cheek, Kathryn C. Dolan, Rachel M. Schneider

English and Technical Communication Faculty Research & Creative Works

This project articulates a new methodology, Discursive Nodal Analysis (DNA) to explore and track the growth, spread, and interaction of conspiracy-oriented communities in digital spaces. By utilizing a combination of social network analysis (SNA), critical discourse analysis (CDA), and memetic rhetorical analysis (MRA), DNA empowers researchers to explore the unique rhetorical characteristics of online conspiracy theories that enable their evolution within digital environments while simultaneously tracking and analyzing their velocity and spread. Through an examination of discursive patterns, rhetorical strategies, and the mapping of communicative networks in digital communities, this methodology seeks to shed light on the dynamics of conspiracy …


A Word From The Writing Team (October 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (October 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Join Us for First Friday Writing Retreats Starting October 6th
  • Creative Writing Publication Opportunity: LGBTQ+ Theme
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Reminders
  • Consultations Available
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


Approaches To Assessing Nutrient Coupling In Open Ocean Datasets, James M. Moore, Claire P. Till 2023 Humboldt State University

Approaches To Assessing Nutrient Coupling In Open Ocean Datasets, James M. Moore, Claire P. Till

IdeaFest: Interdisciplinary Journal of Creative Works and Research from Cal Poly Humboldt

Nutrient coupling describes a process where the biogeochemical cycles of two elements are linked by being incorporated similarly into biomass. This paper uses data from the GEOTRACES GP16 cruise (Eastern Pacific Zonal Transect) to investigate the relationship between certain macronutrients generally coupled to trace elements in terms of their oceanic distributions with the notable exception of in an oxygen minimum zone: cadmium-phosphate and zinc-silicate. There are many methods applied to oceanographic data to correlate analyte concentrations; while they are often presented independently in literature, here we attempt to use them in conjunction for a more thorough interpretation. By compiling 1) …


A Word From The Writing Team (September 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (September 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Coming Soon! First Friday Writing Retreats Return
  • Creative Writing Opportunity Coming
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Reminders
  • Referencing Thomas Jefferson University in Manuscripts
  • Library Resources
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


A Word From The Writing Team (August 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (August 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Latest Issue of Evanescent is Out
  • First Friday Writing Retreats Return in October
  • Academic Commons Website Update
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Reminders
  • Scott Memorial Library Renovations
  • MS4 Residency Personal Statement Workshops
  • Jefferson Faculty APA Style Guide for Faculty
  • Wiley Open Access Fees Waived for Jefferson Authors


A Word From The Writing Team (July 2023), Pam Walter, MFA, Liz Declan, MA, MFA 2023 Thomas Jefferson University

A Word From The Writing Team (July 2023), Pam Walter, Mfa, Liz Declan, Ma, Mfa

A Word From the Writing Team (Newsletter)

This issue includes:

  • Academic Commons Launches New Website
  • Publication Spotlight
  • Reminders
  • First Friday Writing Retreat Hiatus
  • Scott Renovations and You
  • MS4 Residency Personal Statement Workshops


Because Of Them, Paige Santise 2023 University of Louisville

Because Of Them, Paige Santise

Cardinal Compositions

No abstract provided.


My Life Has Been Cattywampus, Andy Henderson 2023 University of Louisville

My Life Has Been Cattywampus, Andy Henderson

Cardinal Compositions

No abstract provided.


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