Today we are working in the lab on revising and publishing your final posts for Unit 1: the Truth-o-meter assignment. As I mentioned on Tuesday, I really want to see you using this time wisely (being productive, asking questions, solving problems, etc.).
Also! A limited time offer: add the appropriate Buckmaster-made Luth-o-meter gif from this folder to the end of your post (depending on the conclusion of your fact-check) and you get 1 bonus point.
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Today we are workshopping drafts of your Truth-o-meter posts. Before we get to that, please know you can and should use The Writing Center for help.
Note: If you meet with someone before Tuesday, I will give you 5 extra points. To get this, I will need proof that you went there — not that you made an appointment — so be sure to ask your tutor to complete a consultation report (sometimes referred to as a client report form) and send a screenshot of that to me.
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Today we are preparing you for the final assignment in Unit 1 — Truth-o-meter — by looking over the materials, talking about ways of assessing fact-checking, and practicing assessment by using a rubric to provide feedback to our helpful volunteers.
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Some WordPress time
Some common issues after spending time reading your sites:
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- Organization of the site: static v latest posts, menus that work, etc.
- About Me: should be a page with image, links, formats.
- Titles: Should have the Factcheck number right in the title (i.e. “Factcheck #1: Did Bernie Sanders Say White Don’t Understand Poverty?”)
- Posts should not have pasted URLs (i.e. http://wrt.futureofwriting.com) but should include embedded links to content.