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And the top new SLC AMC blogs are…

I must be losing my edge. I don’t remember this annual Top 5 beginner blog ranking being so tough to write. If memory serves, there were usually a few posts from first-year St. Lawrence College Advertising and Marketing Communications students … Continue reading

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The home stretch

We’re almost there. Second-year marketing students wrote their second-last blog post last week. I’ve picked seven favourites for the Week 5 Top Five. That’s two too many. What’s a teacher to do? I guess I’ll introduce you to them all. … Continue reading

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The battle of the blogging assignments

I’ve neglected to mention that this semester is the first time that I’ve run two blogging assignments at the same time. I’ve been spending the last two weeks talking about my second-year Marketing students’ blogs; however, I’m also teaching Public … Continue reading

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Read all about it! First-year writing assignment leads to jobs

I probably should have posted this press release earlier. The college where I work, St. Lawrence College, here in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, has issued a news release to local media that aims to spread the word about the successes of … Continue reading

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We’re here—at the light at the end of the tunnel

For many students, my eight-week blogging assignment can be a tough slog that  sometimes seems to be without end. Students who struggle with writing can hate it. And even the stronger writers would sometimes rather be doing something else with … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from this year’s college blogging assignment

So now it’s time to do a little self-reflection on the self-reflection assignment. Next week will mark the official end of the 2013 St. Lawrence College Writing for Marketing blogging assignment. First-year advertising students will have spent the last two … Continue reading

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What? Students don’t want less blog work? Well, I do!

Last week, I lamented to the world about how my marking load is killing me. In some ways, that blog post was a cry for help, a plea for ideas as to how I can minimize the amount of time—often … Continue reading

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