Because my first topic is a bit too vague after further evaluation, I have decided to narrow my topic down into plays in the English Language arts classroom. My decision to have my blog focused around the play performance genre is because I have experience as a high school students seeing the benefits of using […]Read more "Blog Post #2: Plays and their use in the classroom"
My inquiry topic this semester will be focused around Teaching English and Assessing English student within Multiple Modalities. I did some brainstorming and chose an area that I feel I need to know more about and one that I am interested in. As of now, I basically only know of the different Multiple Modalities from […]Read more "Teaching and assessing English within Multiple Modalities"
Hello folks, This is my professional blog. If you haven’t seen already, this blog site was used for a previous English course of mine. I am a English Education Major with a minor in English as a Second Language. My goal is to be teaching high school English and ESL when I graduate from UWM. […]Read more "Welcome to my Blog"
Question 1: Leading up to Dada and Surrealism, what was the state of mind of citizens? The term “anti-art” often comes up in discussion as a pre-cursor to the movement. Perhaps a better question for the first question is, What defined art during this time? The pre-cursors to Dada and Surrealism were challenging arts boundaries. […]Read more "Rear View Mirror"
In my discussion here on Society and the Spectacle, I will discuss the role of mass media and commodity culture. I found an interesting quote from our friends at Wikipedia about commodity and consumerism, “In a consumer society, social life is not about living, but about having; the spectacle uses the image to convey what […]Read more "Spectacle and Disruption"
Although there are many noteworthy quotes in McLuhan’s text, the quote that intrigues me most is: “The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.” -Marshall McLuhan With new technologies, the entire world has become much more connected. No longer is something controversial happening in a small town in Africa or […]Read more "Socio-Poetic Forms"
I will be analyzing Dick Higgins’s work Danger Music No. 12. Higgins, along with his partner, Fluxist artist Alison Knowles, created this event score. It reads “Write a thousand symphonies.” Many of these Danger Music pieces were actually dangerous, often too dangerous to perform at times. Here are some other examples of danger music according to wikipedia, […]Read more "Dick Higgins – Fluxus Art"