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Zombie Can't Dance: Using Blogs to Improve First-Year Research and Writing Skills

Presenter Information

Victoria Shropshire, Elon University

Title of Panel or Colloquium

Panel: Blog All About It

Abstract

Zombies have no hand-eye coordination, no opinions about The Voice. And yet, as a pop culture thread in a digital writing space, they can have great value. The presenter will share her idea for a zombie-themed blog for first-year writers that increases engagement, helps students develop peer-review and collaborative-learning skills, improves research, strengthens rhetorical analysis, and inspires life-long learning.

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Apr 4th, 2:30 PM Apr 4th, 3:30 PM

Zombie Can't Dance: Using Blogs to Improve First-Year Research and Writing Skills

Room 129

Zombies have no hand-eye coordination, no opinions about The Voice. And yet, as a pop culture thread in a digital writing space, they can have great value. The presenter will share her idea for a zombie-themed blog for first-year writers that increases engagement, helps students develop peer-review and collaborative-learning skills, improves research, strengthens rhetorical analysis, and inspires life-long learning.