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Inventor of and sole practitioner of 299-word Very Short Novels. www.davidbdale.wordpress.com

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Frankly, I’ll be disappointed if you don’t contact me for something.

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Visual Rhetoric—torthey

Assignment A05 has nothing to do with your research project, torthey. It’s a standalone requirement of the Writing Arts department. Demonstrate that your literacy skills extend beyond the merely verbal and incorporate visual literacy to keep pace with contemporary communications.

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Reflective—torthey

The assignment for A12: Reflective Statement contains everything you’ll need to do a good job with this post, torthey, including a cut-and-paste section to assure formatting compliance. Make a compelling argument that you learned and follow the Core Values of … Continue reading

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Bibliography—torthey

Your classmates have done very creditable Bibliographies, torthey, which you can use as models if you need them. 15 Sources, including many academic sources, identified in traditional bibliographic form, but with additions, including the essential “How I Used It” notations.

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It rains because you’re sad.

Post hoc ergo propter hoc Logicians like to speak in Latin, so they describe the logical fallacy of mistaking correlation for consequence as Post hoc ergo propter hoc (or, in English, “after this, therefore because of this”). The example I … Continue reading

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Avoid “Talks About” Language

Fails to Communicate: Communicates:

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Deadline Extended

Revise and Request a Regrade. If you have revised your Stone Money essay since it received its initial grade, please enter it into the Feedback Please category and use the Reply field to say: “Regrade, please.” You may request a … Continue reading

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Definition of Camouflage

What we think of now: Stealthwear to confound heat-detection: Stealthwear by Adam Harvey Stealth Makeup Confounds Facial Recognition Software Robinson Meyer wearing his face camouflage to hide from surveillance cameras for an article in the Atlantic magazine. He mentions the WWI camouflage … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing: Real or Imagined? ANSWER: Google “Animal Crossing Netherlands” People Crossing: Real or Imagined? ANSWER: Google “30 Magical Bridges” Crab Crossing: Real or Imagined? ANSWER: Google “Crab Crossing” Find anything else? Use the REPLY field to share links to … Continue reading

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Student Problems

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