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From Lynda Barry’s syllabus. Learn from the Best: 10 Course Syllabi by Famous Authors.
I’ve been collecting these things for a year now and finally they’re in one place. 

From Lynda Barry’s syllabus. Learn from the Best: 10 Course Syllabi by Famous Authors.

I’ve been collecting these things for a year now and finally they’re in one place. 

thenearsightedmonkey:

Dearest Students,

This is my own composition notebook homework assignment in progress. Professor Chewbacca reflects on the crayon experience. I’ve inked it and now I’m coloring it in

I like to figure out problems in my composition notebook using drawing and slow writing and non-photo blue pencil to help me with certain problems that defy being approached head on. I’ve found there is something to moving ones hand in a certain way — like a coloring way— while filling in a space and half thinking and half not-thinking about this something you are trying to figure out that invites possible answers to present themselves..

Sincerely,

Professor Chewbacca

I’m trying to get more creative this way with my English classes, incorporating images in assignments rather than plain old text, and sketching my office hours