Class Facilitation (Discourse Communities)

  • Class Facilitation Group: Discourse and Writing/Composing (with Robert Isaacs, Taylor Costner, Kayla Demeny)

Shared Goals: sorority, sports, religion, girl/boy scouts, jobs

*working together

-Certain Values & Belief System

Restaurant Example

-Common goals: customer service, make money, good food

-Communication: face to face, via phone

Info & Feedback: secret shoppers, customer/employee reviews, food tastings

Genres: deals with atmosphere, food blogs, ratings, menu, occasion

Lexis: examples of lingo “On the fly” “Waffle House: Smothered, covered”, etc

Expertise/discourse: values and beliefs

Five Paragraph Essay

-more used as a basis for writing