• Authority is constructed and contextual
    • Feminist pedagogy is getting students to think about social activism. Critical activist brings in this as well. What is the ideology behind the voice of the author?
  • Scholarship as conversation
    • Process asks students to examine how they are putting together their work. Determine a battle plan and ask how am I going to approach the conversation.
    • Rhetoric and Argumentation, look up and understand why they are saying what they are saying, more deep listening and a two-way conversation.
    • Collaborative writing different media available to work as a group and synthesize new work.
    • Feminism instead of focusing on argumentative paper, getting to understand that knowledge is socially constructed, a group effort. Write from interrogatory as opposed to argumentative stance.
  • Information creation as a process
    • Process has focus on writing together, drafting instead of focusing on a final produce. Writing is not something that just kind of happens.
    • Process, everything that was writing has a purpose, explore to see why things are written the way they are written. Why pull apart the writing and just look at little pieces.
    • Collaborative writing talks about how we go about coming together and creating these works, what was the process of how you go about doing collaborative writing, creation of new information. Not simply getting together, but what does it take to get there.
  • Information has value
    • Research writing talks about focusing on purpose and not just mechanics, engaging with the research you are gathering. Value the work of the writer as opposed to just doing patch writing.
  • Research is inquiry
    • Process says instead of looking at thesis first, look at what's out there. Have to think about the context of what they are reading.
    • Feminism instead of focusing on argumentative paper, getting to understand that knowledge is socially constructed, a group effort. Write from interrogatory as opposed to argumentative stance.
  • Searching as strategic exploration