Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwar. “A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities.”

Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwar. "A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities." Live Methods, edited by Les Black and Nirmal Puwar, Malden, Blackwell Publishing, 2012, pp. 6-17. Abstract: In this manifesto for live methods the key arrangements of the volume are summarized in eleven propositions. We offer eleven provocations to highlight potential new capacities for … Continue reading Back, Les, and Nirmal Puwar. “A manifesto for live methods: provocations and capacities.”

Kessen, Kathleen, Cecelia Traugh, and Felix Perez III. “Descriptive Inquiry as Contemplative Practice.”

Kessen, Kathleen, Cecelia Traugh, and Felix Perez III. "Descriptive Inquiry as Contemplative Practice." Teachers College Record, vol. 108, no. 9, Sept. 2006, pp. 1862-80. To remember: The gift of vision . . . through which observing lays claim to its fullest possibilities, requires exercise to realize its power or it relapses into a kind of … Continue reading Kessen, Kathleen, Cecelia Traugh, and Felix Perez III. “Descriptive Inquiry as Contemplative Practice.”

Peary, Alexandria. “The Role of Mindfulness in Kairos”

Alexandria Peary (2016) The Role of Mindfulness in Kairos, Rhetoric Review, 35:1, 22-34, DOI: 10.1080/07350198.2016.1107825 Quotations [digestions]: Mindfulness approaches offer guidance in noticing the present, which can be applied to the rhetorical situation of composing to achieve positive outcomes in invention, engagement, and fluency. Mindfulness enhances kairotic practice in three important ways: first, by including … Continue reading Peary, Alexandria. “The Role of Mindfulness in Kairos”

Research as a Living Process in and Beyond the First-year Writing Classroom

[Excerpts from a paper composed in "Issues in the Teaching of Writing" with Dr. Cathy Fleischer] Research as a Living Process in and beyond the First-year Writing Classroom   My Experience This term, I have experienced some real sticking points in the teaching of research in my WRTG 121, Researching the Public Experience, classroom. On … Continue reading Research as a Living Process in and Beyond the First-year Writing Classroom