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PhD Student at University of Illinois at Chicago 

Courtney Sloey is a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, studying English with an emphasis in Rhetoric. Courtney has enjoyed a variety of teaching positions, working as a the teaching assistant for college courses in Rhetoric, Writing, and Composition while also taking up roles at the high school level in the subject areas of Grammar and Composition and Rhetoric and Style. Her research interests include the rhetoric of disaster and the response that language can and cannot supply to instances of extreme pain or trauma in addition to the study of political rhetoric and communication.
 

The Perks of the Quote Integration

The ability to properly quote integrate shows readers that you fully understand the quote and you want them to understand and appreciate it as well.

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Common Thesis Complaints

This handout I made in sheer frustration after hearing the same complaints about thesis formulation over and over again from my students. I've learned in my...

Social Justice Proposal

A written group assignment that asks students to create a proposal designed to convince a funding agency to fund their organization’s new social justice project.
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Reflection on Professionalism & Participation

A handout distributed in class that asks students to reflect on their actions as a developing professional and their participation in class. Participation is...