Misunderstood: Bricks in a Wall

This is part of the #ExtendMooc I’m participating in with e-campus Ontario. 

Sometimes I think students believe I make them incorporate evidence and cite it to torture them.

Not true.

The analogy I use is to explain that building on other people’s experiences/breakthroughs is like building blocks – and that the writer’s job is like the cement between the bricks of an idea, making connections, pulling it together, and adding layers of depth and understanding. 

Oh, and just for fun, I play a little Pink Floyd

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