We Can Be Heroes

I didn’t mean to give you a David Bowie earworm with that title, so sorry. Please read on nonetheless. In the kind of world we live in today – one where we wake up to news of crazed gunmen and mass murder – we need to champion the good in people. We need to acknowledge […]

Help for Students Creating Portfolio and Blog Websites

This semester, Henderson State University students in Basic English, Freshman English A and Freshman English B will be creating final digital portfolios in lieu of an end-of-semester exam. These portfolios must contain all writing from the semester as well as a new reflective essay detailing the student’s learning during the course. To encourage students to […]

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Welcome Home, Spidey

Spider-Man: Homecoming is an apt title for Marvel’s first movie adaptation of the character since working out a rights deal with Sony. But that’s not the only thing that’s perfect about this movie. (Not perfect as in Wonder Woman perfect – because that’s a whole other ballgame – but perfect nonetheless). Since discovering that Spider-Man […]

No Wonder

I’ve been so busy with the launch of my book and planning Wonder Boy’s 10th birthday party, that I just realized I never posted about Wonder Woman. No worries though. It’s not like the internet needs another review of the movie. You all know it’s fantastic already. So this post is really not *about* Wonder […]

Published!

Oh, what a wonderful word that is! I’ve spent this week up to my eyeballs getting everything ready to have my book published.  The soon-to-be-10yo is gone to camp, and all this attention to detail has served to distract me from missing him unbearably. The book is ready to go now (and thankfully, Wonder Boy […]

The Rhetorics of Web Pages: Design, Fonts and Coding

Composition students at UALR are required to complete final digital portfolios at the end of each semester in lieu of a final course exam. Student groups in Composition II were assigned to “teach” sections of the Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide. The following presentation was prepared by students Jerika McConnell, Imani Harris, Katelyn Thompson, Mallari […]

The Rhetorics of Web Pages: Hyperlinks, Page Titles and More

Composition students at UALR are required to complete final digital portfolios at the end of each semester in lieu of a final course exam. Student groups in Composition II were assigned to “teach” sections of the Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide. The following presentation was prepared by students Caroline Burks, Charlie Mathis, Hannah Williams and […]