WR6: Memory Traces

From what I conceived of the reading, Freud describes a ‘trace’ as some way one remembers an event in the past. This understanding of a past event, however, is not nearly as strong as the understanding one had as the event was happening or right after it happened. One example of a trace comes from […]

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WR4: Screen Practice

Musser uses the phrase “screen practice” to enlarge the discussion from just cinema to a larger context. Musser gives several qualifications for a media to be part of this canvas of screen practice. One is the complex relationship between the screen and the spectator, which I find to be very interesting. Later on in his […]

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What We Can Learn about Learning from California Music Teachers

Practicing an instrument–in my case the piano–tends to be a process that is constantly changing. But just like any type of learning, it is good to have some semblance of structure. This is why the California Music Teachers Association Certificate of Merit program was so valuable for me. As outlined in my first artifact, an […]

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WR2: Applying Ideas

Practicing an instrument–in my case the piano–tends to be a process that is constantly changing. But just like any type of learning, it is good to have some semblance of structure. This is why the Certificate of Merit program was so valuable for me. As outlined in my artifact, an informational pamphlet about the program, […]

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WR1: Attending to School

1. What do you think Mike Rose says that schooling should attend to? Mike Rose writes that schooling should provide people of all backgrounds with opportunities to advance themselves, to gain knowledge, to find hope, and to ultimately find success. Rose understands that the opportunity he references means something different for every person. People go […]

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