2, 4, 6, 8; our recruits are really great!

Last week, CRDM held its annual recruitment visit for students accepted into the program. It is a lot of work putting together the visit (which I learned first hand this year, as the student coordinator), but all the planning certainly paid off. Everything went off without a hitch — except of course for the Wednesday …

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Literacy isn’t going to hell in a handbasket: The NC Symposium on Teaching Writing

On February 4th and 5th, The First-Year Writing Program hosted the North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing. For a weekend one month into the semester, The CRDM showing was strong, both in audience members and presenters. Dana Gierdowski and Robin Oswald presented "Altering Our Assumptions: A Study of the Digital Literacy Skills of First-Year Writing …

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Liveblogging the Carolina Rhetoric Conference: Panel 2

Lauren Clark's turn to liveblog. Yikes. 2:59 Seth is up first. (he's a first-year CRDM student.) His paper is called "Sonic Authority in State Power." In this paper, he is attempting to map state power through the sonic realm. 3:01 How power functions auditory as a means of discipline is not often considered. 3:02 Arguing …

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