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Drawing the Lines: Private and Public Masks

Masks in Writing We have to be very aware of how we use our maks (our pre-conceived, socialized roles that govern our values, thoughts, and actions) while blogging. We can sometimes let ourselves drift while blogging, and don different writers’ masks at different times in different circumstances. For example, this segment was written 24 hours…

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Blogging is different from classroom writing (1)

There are so many reasons why students should start using blogs, and the first one that pops to mind for me is that you can “own” what you write. So often I have seen learners’ eyes go cloudy when required to write to form, pumping out assignments they have divested any energy or meaning. They…

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