Category Archives: Instructor reflections

Discussing Cross-Cultural Exchanges in Second Life

I just attended a virtual conference in Second Life, called “Virtual Worlds for Cross-Cultural Interaction,” sponsored by the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable.  When I say I “attended,” I mean that I opened a new window on my computer screen, logged … Continue reading

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Intra-continental, cross-cultural blogging

This quarter, my Networked Rhetorics class here at Stanford was fortunate to be able to collaborate with Noel Radley’s Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing class from University of Texas, Austin’s Department of Rhetoric. We visited her class blog to offer … Continue reading

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Relativism and world perspectives

I recently came across this blog post by Dennis Baron from Fall 2009:  “The Noun Game.”  I subscribe to Dennis’s blog, but I must admit that sometimes it takes me a while to wade through all the material in my … Continue reading

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Thoughts on tech support, infrastructure, and video conference connections

This post comes out of my very real gratitude for our amazing staff of student tech workers here at Stanford CCR: shown here hard at work prepping for a video conference, Jonathan, Anya and Eethar are all now in their … Continue reading

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Workshop at 4Cs, San Francisco

We’re all looking forward to the first cross-cultural rhetoric workshop — an afternoon session tomorrow at the 4Cs conference, entitled: “Making Cross-Cultural Connections – Global Learning in Composition Classes and Writing Centers.” It’s an exciting moment of collaboration for us; … Continue reading

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