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Part 5 argues for writing about learning and teaching in efficient, effective, and energizing ways that strike a balance between working within established structures and expectations for writing and pushing beyond these structures and expectations.

Discussion Questions

  1. Is your approach efficient and effective in preparing you to engage in conversation with particular learning and teaching communities?
  2. Does your approach capture your commitments as a writer and convey them to others in a way that is efficient, effective, and energizing for you?
  3. Does your approach allow you to address in an efficient, effective, and energizing way what matters to you about writing?
  4. In what ways does your approach allow you to engage in writing to learn in a way that is efficient, effective, and energizing?
  5. Is your overall approach “active and energizing” (Sword 2017a, 206)?