Sunday, January 25, 2009

Blog topic for the week of Jan. 25

This post is due by 11:59 pm on Sunday, February 1.

This week's topic is a free topic. This means you can blog on anything you'd like.  It can be something that we have discussed in class or something else that interests you.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Blog Post for the Week of January 18

This post is due by 11:59 pm on 1/25/09.  

This week, I'd like for you to begin thinking about your resume.  You'll be selecting a job description from a job search Web site like  And you'll be using that job description to write a cover letter, resume, and follow up letter.

In the meantime, to select a description that is a good match for your future plans, you need to be thinking about what you want to do with your life.  Specifically, for this blog post, I'd like you to begin thinking about where you want to be in ten years.  What will your professional and personal life be like?  Where would you like to be living?  What kind of lifestyle would you like to have?

Thinking about these things will help you as you select a fitting job description for the portfolio.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Blog topic for week of Jan. 11

This post is due on Sunday, Jan. 18, by 11:59 pm.

I am enjoying all your introductory blogs! I hope that this next topic will prompt posts that are equally interesting.

For this week, I would like for you to watch this video:

Now, I'd like you to respond. What do you think the title of the video (The Machine is Us/ing Us) means? How does Web 2.0 affect someone who is ready to enter the workforce? How does it affect people who are already in the workforce? What do you think it means when it says that we will have to rethink everything?

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Welcome to English 304

I look forward to working with you this semester!

I will post your weekly blog topics on this blog, so it is important for you to check here to get your writing prompt each week.  I will post your topic on Sunday nights, when I post the weekly TO DO list on your Web site.  Your response to my assignment post here is due the following Sunday night by 11:59 pm.

This week's blog topic is to introduce yourself to your classmates.  Feel free to include photos or videos to help us get to know you better.  This is due by 11:59 pm on Sunday, January 11.

You also need to leave a comment for me on this post (see comment link below), letting me know the link to your blog.

If you need help, just let me know.