Reflections by Julie D. Nelson on the Transforming NCCU Rhetorics course project, originally posted May 3, 2018. Prof Nelson was a fellow in the FHI-NCCU DH program in 2017-18.
I’ve been working a long time on developing course materials that help writers understand their obligations and rights when borrowing images to use in their own work. Serendipity gave me a chance to expand my teaching repertoire on this recently.
For spring 2018, I have refocused my pedagogical intentions on a class I have taught more than 20 times — intro to technical writing.
I implemented more digital projects in my Professional Writing elective class than the previous time it was taught because the fellowship made me brave (reckless?). Here’s some of what I learned.