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  • Wordclouds.com is my tool of the week

    January 24, 2017 by

    I’m posting this here partly so I don’t lose it. This is a wordcloud of my online ecocomposition students’ first thoughts on what nature means to them. It’s also my first time using the free generator at WordClouds.com.

  • MLA 2017 Session 119: Teaching Eco-composition at the Community College

    January 2, 2017 by

    A special session. Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 303, Philadelphia Marriott 1. “Teaching Outside: Composition and the Hempstead Plains,” Emily A. Hegarty, Nassau Community Coll., NY Abstract: Nassau Community College on Long Island, New York is adjacent to Hempstead Plains, a preserved parcel of the native grass prairie that once covered the entire island. Using this nature preserve as… Read more

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