The readings this week introduced ideas that I am familiar with from my work managing the library website. The article, What is reading?, discusses how skilled readers adapt to read for different purposes. How you read depends on your purpose, the nature of the material, and what you already know about a topic. When people read… Read more Fast and slow rhetorics
When my son was born, I couldn’t wait for him to read. I kept reading to him, but it took time until he showed any interest in books. I was so proud when he figured out not how to read, but how to turn the pages in a board book filled with baby faces and… Read more What is Literacy?
I’ll be using this space to write about the faculty learning community I am participating in this semester. Facilitated by Lansing Community College English faculty member, Leslie Johnson, the learning community will provide an opportunity to learn more about literacy through readings and discussions with other LCC faculty from a variety of disciplines. I am… Read more Faculty Learning Community