For detailed descriptions of the blogs you will complete, please click on the BLOG link on our course site for an invocation of Caryn McTighe Musil’s “Making Civic Learning Routine Across the Disciplines”.
Blog entries should reflect your engagement with the themes and cultural rhetoric of the pieces we’re working through. Entries can express opinions and reactions to the work, but you should not merely celebrate or complain about it. The purpose of the entries is to consider the complexities of these issues. All comments should be based on close reading and analysis of the works, incorporating details to support your points. The main difference between a discussion board post and a blog entry is that the blog is more detailed and self-directed. It is helpful to readers to give your entries a descriptive title that indicates what it is about. There are number of ways to approach your entries:
you should quote from or paraphrase, using MLA citation by placing the page number of cited material in parentheses at the end of the sentence in which you cite this material.