Rhetoric & efficiency<br />Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the inefficiencies of multilingualism <br />Kevin Er...
Dana Heller, ODU English Department Chair &<br />Tim Bostic, Assistant Professor, English Education <br />
What is efficiency?<br />The means of creating<br />					desirable outcomes with the least expenditure of <br />resources<...
Deena Kastor, American Marathon Record Holder<br />(This, by the way, is not efficient running form)<br />
VS.<br />China<br />United States<br />
Does this mean that efficiency is negative and should be avoided?<br />
I am the SpaceMaster!<br />
What about <br />inefficiencies?<br />
Me: Liam, let’s go! We are already five minutes late.<br />Liam: Daddy, I got to potty. Read me a book. Please. Please. <b...
To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret t...
To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret t...
Efficiency is <br />ideological.<br />
The Rhetoric of Efficiency<br />The cultural commonplace that efficient outcomes are always desirable. <br />
Advertisements<br />
Health & Fitness<br />
Technology<br />
Efficient Rhetoric <br />An ideal communication in which the transfer of ideas from one individual’s mind to another’s pro...
Our conference chair, <br />A. Suresh Canagarajah<br />
To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret t...
The Ecology of Efficiency <br />(Presented in a not so ecological way)<br />RofE: Focus mostly on mainstream<br />RofE: In...
“Quick & Easy” Language Learning =<br />Expectations of Efficiency<br />
How I learned to stop worrying and love the inefficiencies of multilingualism <br />
Pictures<br />http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=192699207435163&set=t.531836525&type=1&theater<br />http://www.zimbio...
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  1. 1. Rhetoric & efficiency<br />Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the inefficiencies of multilingualism <br />Kevin Eric DePew, Old Dominion University <br />
  2. 2. Dana Heller, ODU English Department Chair &<br />Tim Bostic, Assistant Professor, English Education <br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. What is efficiency?<br />The means of creating<br /> desirable outcomes with the least expenditure of <br />resources<br />
  5. 5. Deena Kastor, American Marathon Record Holder<br />(This, by the way, is not efficient running form)<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. VS.<br />China<br />United States<br />
  8. 8. Does this mean that efficiency is negative and should be avoided?<br />
  9. 9. I am the SpaceMaster!<br />
  10. 10. What about <br />inefficiencies?<br />
  11. 11. Me: Liam, let’s go! We are already five minutes late.<br />Liam: Daddy, I got to potty. Read me a book. Please. Please. <br />
  12. 12. To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret to success.<br />
  13. 13. To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret to success.<br />
  14. 14. Efficiency is <br />ideological.<br />
  15. 15. The Rhetoric of Efficiency<br />The cultural commonplace that efficient outcomes are always desirable. <br />
  16. 16. Advertisements<br />
  17. 17. Health & Fitness<br />
  18. 18. Technology<br />
  19. 19. Efficient Rhetoric <br />An ideal communication in which the transfer of ideas from one individual’s mind to another’s produces the least expenditure of energy or resources.<br />
  20. 20. Our conference chair, <br />A. Suresh Canagarajah<br />
  21. 21. To learn something is up to the<br />own ability, and these are all our individual responsibility. And there is a secret to success.<br />
  22. 22. The Ecology of Efficiency <br />(Presented in a not so ecological way)<br />RofE: Focus mostly on mainstream<br />RofE: Initially saves time & money<br />Minimal L2 Preparation<br />No Faculty Development<br />RofE: Efficiently Separates <br />Un/Desirable Writers<br />ER: Corrects <br />Inefficiencies<br />Developmental Writing Class<br />RofE: Efficiently Determine Instructors’ Success<br />Contingent Instructor Evaluation<br />
  23. 23. “Quick & Easy” Language Learning =<br />Expectations of Efficiency<br />
  24. 24. How I learned to stop worrying and love the inefficiencies of multilingualism <br />
  25. 25. Pictures<br />http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=192699207435163&set=t.531836525&type=1&theater<br />http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/sPJxSxw1Z4M/Olympic+Team+Trials+Track+Field+Day+6/SU2B9lZImKa/Deena+Kastor<br />http://www.idro-expo.com/frmContents_en-IR.aspx?CategoryID=29<br />http://seetell.jp/2292<br />http://www.realcarguys.com/author/Justin-Fort.aspx<br />http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x6421263<br />http://www.123rf.com/photo_6194783_japanese-student-studying-in-a-classroom.html<br />http://couponcrazedinclarkcounty.blogspot.com/2010/03/free-scrubbing-bubbles-safeway.html<br />http://health.thefuntimesguide.com/2007/03/fad_diets_weight_loss.php<br />http://www.egrader.net/egrader-demo.htm<br />http://fll.uksw.edu/seminars/attachment/suresh-canagarajah/<br />http://programs-free.com/english-discoveries-ultimate-multimedia-english-learning-course-full-12-cds-crack-serial-keygen-generate-software.html<br />

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