Category Archives: davidbdale

Never Quite Finished

Essays aren’t the only artworks that require several revisions and layering. https://www.instagram.com/p/CPBNLZwho0t/

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Fair Warning II

Several of you have not been posting Portfolio Assignments to the blog anywhere near timely. Some of you, one class meeting from the end of the semester, have not posted a single Portfolio argument. There is no way for you … Continue reading

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Course Evaluations

Please help the Writing Arts Department determine my fitness for instruction by completing a brief evaluation of your experiences in this course. Check Banner for a reminder that you have a survey to answer, or check your student emails for … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking Was Wrong

I shared this post with you today in class before I found this perfect expression of why we can always say with confidence that “the scientist was wrong.” The opening joke (attributed to Albert Einstein) tells the whole story. How … Continue reading

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Redemption Song

If you don’t cry, I don’t want to know you.

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Robust Verbs—davidbdale

There is a huge problem in Vancouver with heroin addicts committing crimes to support their habits. The “free heroin for addicts” program is doing everything they can to stop the addicts. The problem is that there is a large crime … Continue reading

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Draft Causal with Feedback

9/11 Made America More Racist It seems that racism has been around since before the dawn of time itself. It has thrived in the best and worst of times and in every corner of the earth, doing particularly well in … Continue reading

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Definition Rewrite—davidbdale

Another Brilliant Title All revisions go into this post, not the Definition post. All revisions go into this post, not the Definition post. All revisions go into this post, not the Definition post. All revisions go into this post, not … Continue reading

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How to Post to the Blog

It occurred to me while I was waiting for my instructional video to be processed at Canvas, that I could also post it here.

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Agenda FRI DEC 04, 2015

 Teacher Effectiveness Evaluation Your chance to critique me to the University Find the survey toward the top of your Banner page Look for the bullet: “Answer a Survey” Always anonymous. Survey Monkey Survey 10 Questions customized for this course by me … Continue reading

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