Hot Topics in Writing, the UCWbL’s spellbinding podcast series, is making a glorious return to the Information Superhighway this academic year. Katie K. and Caylie S., the hosts of this prelude to Season 2, introduce themselves and reacquaint listeners to … Continue reading
Workshops are a whole new world that I had the pleasure of jumping into for the first time today. I am not an expert, nor am I a Digicator (DePaul uses the e-portfolio platform Digication), but nonetheless I was able … Continue reading
You might ask what these things have in common. Books are often enjoyed in solitude, but on one of DePaul’s snow days earlier in February, I found myself entranced by the social cataloguing site Goodreads.
The first edition of Scrawl, the UCWbL’s radio show, aired on Friday, February 18. Hosted by Devin Leigh, Natalie Desjardins, and Mark Lazio, the show’s debut was, well, pretty impressive if we do say so ourselves. Tell us if you … Continue reading
Question: Do you have any resources that can help me communicate my thoughts on paper? Thanks, — Response Hi —! We do provide many resources on our website for conveying one’s thoughts in a constructive way. In order to better … Continue reading
Winter quarter is nearly half done, and I’m sure everyone knows what that means. Mid-terms are over, the snow is starting to melt, and the UCWbL’s winter quarter research-writing workshop is coming to a Suburban Campus near you! This workshop, … Continue reading
Hello, campers. Its been such a long time since I’ve been on here. My apologies. This week, I thought we look at how editing constructs meaning (with two highly entertaining examples…I feel).
One of the most important things for bettering your writing is something that feels it is frequently forgotten. When you think of English class in high school it involves reading and writing. Since then we tend to separate the two … Continue reading
5, 6, 7, 8 Let’s take the time to contemplate . . . the eruption of slogans we have seen and heard in the past year, from the powerful words of politicians behind the podium to the voices of people … Continue reading
Does the language that we speak determine how we think, or even our perceptions of the world? According to Lera Boroditsky, an Assistant Professor of Cognitive Psychology at Stanford University, there is some strong evidence to suggest that it does.