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Norman Bel Geddes... one of the central material rhetoricians of the 20th century, reconsidered...


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 30, 2012 - 3:56pm


This blog...
http://viz.cwrl.utexas.edu/content/archiving-past-archiving-future
...engages an extended, multi-post reconsideration of Bel Geddes. one of the forgotten visionaries of the first half of the 20th century.

Read!

 

A new take on the Student Blog, Canadian Style


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 13, 2011 - 7:36am


Jennifer Clary-Lemon sent me word about a writing practicum student blog. "It's a class experiment reflecting the content, struggle, and thematic of sustainability and writing as social action, which takes a place-based approach to practicum partnerships with community organizations."

http://writingpartners.wordpress.com/

I see three things to admire, or at least consider and reflect upon, in this blog.

 

New Blog: The Silver Tongue Times


Submitted by Jim Brown on October 27, 2010 - 4:56pm


A group of graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University have launched a new blog called The Silver Tongue Times. The "about" page explains the inspiration for this project:

Our blog was inspired by a comment made by Kathleen Hall Jamieson in Eloquence in an Electronic Age: The Transformation of Political Speechmaking. She writes that:

 

"Marxist Marginalia"


Submitted by Jim Aune on July 13, 2010 - 8:11pm


Looks promising.

 

Craft Knowledge Shivers


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 27, 2010 - 10:41pm


Yellow Dog Blog captures some of my anxieties with a recent attempt in the 3Cs to describe Writing Studies as "craft knowledge."

http://ydog.net/?p=775

It's worth a look, and even though the "craft knowledge" trope irritates me, the original article might be worth a look, too:

http://rsa.cwrl.utexas.edu/node/3887

--David Beard

 

Planet Rhetoric


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 5, 2010 - 9:55pm


Carlnita P. Greene, cgreene4@naz.edu

Dear Colleagues:

 

Blog: Less Wrong: We reason better in dialogue than in reflection, perhaps for evolutionary reasons.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 14, 2010 - 11:48pm


We reason better in dialogue than in reflection, perhaps for evolutionary reasons.
http://lesswrong.com/lw/1wu/reasoning_isnt_about_logic_its_about_arguing/

 

Blog: Historiography and Pedagogy


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 13, 2010 - 10:05pm


From the Valve:

"There seems to be a tendency for good undergraduate pedagogy to recapitulate bad (as opposed to merely incomplete or preliminary) historiography."

More here:
http://www.thevalve.org/go/valve/article/disciplinary_tension_or_holbo_m...

 

Blog: Interview with FVE


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 7, 2010 - 9:40am


Interview Frans H. van Eemeren
from argumentics
http://argumentics.blogspot.com/2010/03/interview-frans-h-van-eemeren.html