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Assignment Sequences and Intellectual Labor

posted: 3.4.15 by Barclay Barrios

Work on Emerging 3e is, thankfully, coming to a close.  Don’t let anyone ever, ever tell you that writing a textbook is easy.  It’s much more work than I ever imagined.

Right now I am working on the new sequences.  We’re going with eight brand new sequences, touching on every reading in the book and including two new research-based sequences. [read more]

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Fall is Coming

posted: 6.26.13 by Barclay Barrios

Sorry Ned Stark but you have it wrong.  Fall is coming.

We’re already working on our standard assignment sequence for the fall, testing it in summer classes to make sure it’s workable and to gather sample student work for orientation.

It’s a tricky process.  The last thing we want is for a student taking our first semester course in the summer to run into the same essays in our second semester course in the fall.  [read more]

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