Monthly Archives: September 2012

Writing for Grants

Through reading about the grant application process, I was able to gain a new perspective into our work with SpeakOut!: the continuation, expansion, and preservation of the literate practices of the CLC. Grants serve as an extension of current work, … Continue reading

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Literacy Sponsorship

Deborah Brandt’s article, “Sponsors of Literacy,” did quite well to situate my experiences of working with male writers at the jail in a larger social context. Underlying Brandt’s study is the recognition of the diverse social situations — indeed impacted … Continue reading

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Community Literacy: A Rhetorical Model for Personal and Public Inquiry

Authors Lorraine Higgins, Elenore Long, and Linda Flower set out to define community literacy, specifically using a rhetorical model in the context of local publics. Having delineated four processes crucial to community literacy, Higgins et al. indeed helped clarify, as … Continue reading

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Who is she?

I am a blogging novice. With that being said, what I hope to accomplish here is to bring greater clarity to my work as an intern with the CLC and SpeakOut! program at Colorado State University. Having previously thought that … Continue reading

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