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John Warner @biblioracle South Carolina

Author WHY THEY CAN'T WRITE and its companion, THE WRITER'S PRACTICE, both on sale everywhere. Regular contributor @insidehighered, @ChiTribBooks.

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If you want to make public higher ed sustainable & democratic, you're going to have to eliminate the unelected, una… https://t.co/mRBoO4WXnk
Retweeted by John Warner @willduff901 Sounds great. I find that giving them choice inside the categories helps a lot. @willduff901 And it went well? 🤞🤞🤞🤞On deaths as a lagging indicator. SC really opened up Memorial Day. Prior to June, zero days with over 20 deaths. S… https://t.co/HTgrbJEKpXHey, @biblioracle, I'm in the middle of _The Writer's Practice_ & the good-enough-for-now acronym you mentioned (RO… https://t.co/UGtRjUgrsS
Retweeted by John Warner @brianrozinsky That's great. Better than my good enough, and particularly appropriate for your audience. @TJ__Murphy Agree with the cynicism and that this has nothing to do with safety. They're trying to preserve operati… https://t.co/eS5wQ9iwrvThis makes no sense. The governor is flailing. We need to lock some stuff down again before it’s too late. It may a… https://t.co/zkvCUqbiOL @TJ__Murphy Sure, but when it's apparent that games will be happening without fans because school is overwhelmingly… https://t.co/ErT9AdLsBz @louise_seamster @ozanjaquette *institutions compete for students, but hopefully that's clear."Terror" People who ran afoul of Stalin were assassinated and erased from memory. Can we please find some new ana… https://t.co/YgSlluMYSB
Retweeted by John Warner @louise_seamster @ozanjaquette Clear consequence of a privatized system where students compete for students both to… https://t.co/hbspBT6EW6This explains a lot. 52% of UI’s incoming class was from out of state in 2014. This comes from @ozanjaquette’s repo… https://t.co/jHxm3xnpay
Retweeted by John WarnerI don't read this as an attempt to save the season, but a step-down on the way to the inevitable cancellation. This… https://t.co/q4QoxL2IVN @andrewrbower Wonderful to hear, thank you.
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2020
@cgallagher19 thanks. @learnteachwin The general strengthening and confidence absolutely translates back to the academic. In fact, they b… https://t.co/iNbgYhvS8w @IChotiner To be fair, isn't it possible they give Trump fake polls to soothe him?All these band names better than Lady A: L.A.B. Ma Bellum Auntie Lady Lady Starship The Antebellum Formerly Kn… https://t.co/UywFRcZfRQ
Retweeted by John Warner @andytowne Mostly by implication, though if I recall correctly, I may have a paragraph or two in Why They Can't Wri… https://t.co/4w98jC3qmoThe Writer's Practice can change students' lives. This sounds arrogant, but I've seen it happen and now that other… https://t.co/ky4KxQYCFhStudents who use The Writer's Practice may not do any better on those academic-ish essays initially, but they will… https://t.co/lx7dDJMZKeI want students building confidence in their thinking and writing abilities while learning how to transfer what the… https://t.co/sZguz7ImSzThe Writer's Practice actually has experiences for many sophisticated academic modes, including history, philosophy… https://t.co/bBh73slbfDI understand the pressures to get students to do well on their academic-ish essays. I've taught in that environment… https://t.co/L83nnefnEsI wrote the writer's practice because I used templated approaches like They Say/I Say, and I saw that while they di… https://t.co/DF5nQyKUIiI can't really disagree with this negative review of The Writer's Practice. If you think They Say/I Say is a good a… https://t.co/O2bRyjP0NQ @dowellml If it's Tecmo, someone needs to give me a scholarship.Having struck the iceberg, passengers won't say one way or another if they're abandoning ship. https://t.co/alx17gX7u9Part of what's had me so quiet this summer is that I've been writing. And today I signed an advance contract for a… https://t.co/PH2WNkT85B
Retweeted by John Warner @cjdenial Wonderful! A book to look forward to. The original piece is one I return to often. @ibogost @cnewf With clients, when they say they want to be better, I have learned to ask, "at what?" before we go… https://t.co/3CV8ybJpVNIt's like the political leaders were literally willing to throw tribute at these corporations, even when it was una… https://t.co/cte1zxbk1VThe rationale of the politicians in Charleston was that turning a liberal arts college into a research university b… https://t.co/x5B0UHqR5R @commish24 @ibogost Wow. I forgot about that. I think there's a true story from him lamenting that the Charleston c… https://t.co/EW6RipYOKRSome political and business leaders in Charleston thought it would be a good idea to merge a liberal arts college w… https://t.co/RBP9dZPu2dAnother commonality you'll find between @ibogost's thread I link at the top and other places is the meddling over t… https://t.co/N8SV17dv31At some point a school just has to know what the hell it is and live that truth. Turning your solid mid-tier state… https://t.co/ikyUzSMuQ3As @ibogost's reflection shows, I think what you'll see is a lot of problems hinged on the chase for prestige/ranki… https://t.co/TrSKeswJVYI mean, stepping back for a second and thinking "What the hell happened here?" is a worthwhile exercise in figuring… https://t.co/bleXYTMebZAn interesting thread of reflection on one's own institution. Ian's not new to this, but we could use many more peo… https://t.co/QEfNyJATjy @RottenInDenmark One is tempted to believe they're not great people and that the quest for attention is driving muc… https://t.co/ixqaBNPHRv @fulmerford Exactly right. We will make do until there's no room to make do anymore. It's now clear we're against the wall.We're looking at an incredibly turbulent fall, I fear, and I think we're only going to amass more evidence that the… https://t.co/LqLTBGPEzEAlso, sports. We're going to have to spin off big-time football and basketball into for-profit entities that licens… https://t.co/n4ag1NznaLPublic institutions are going to have to change to live up to their ideals, primarily on how labor is managed and c… https://t.co/QnybsrsfEPThe other thing I'm cheered by is we have a blueprint for this shift in debt cancellation and free college that not… https://t.co/AlqxM6fwWsPublic higher ed (like all education) is infrastructure. We're experiencing the consequences of allowing our infras… https://t.co/rr6arU6hHOMy initial thought on a title for the book was much darker, an attempt to scare people into action, I suppose, but… https://t.co/HocyoRTNRNBut I don't want us to be hopeless or in a crouched position over this stuff. The pandemic has revealed and exacerb… https://t.co/CXERoN4KmwI think of this is working from pedagogy up, rather than operations down. The conditions we've imposed on public hi… https://t.co/sSR0M054ngAs we've seen with the responses to the pandemic, schools are focused on enrolling students, collecting tuition, an… https://t.co/G5gaq4wqD3Every place I've worked I've seen people go above and beyond in trying to fulfill the mission and values of educati… https://t.co/4vES0HTuWIReflecting back on those 100's of thousands of words a year, I see someone frustrated with the gap between the purp… https://t.co/QnYAagS8iEThe title is: "Sustainable. Resilient. Free: The Future of Higher Education" In a lot of ways, I feel like I've bee… https://t.co/JPLjghDAtzThis approach, they say, is their way to support local journalism. There's a better way. Please join more than 60… https://t.co/0vQTwIHGpk
Retweeted by John WarnerIt's true, and it's very exciting, and I have to get back to work because it isn't done. #highered https://t.co/lvLwVZPqI2
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2020
"I signed the letter because, per my usual research process, I felt its most visible and easy to read feature was s… https://t.co/Ti0152D7dG
Retweeted by John Warner @tressiemcphd The worst. @Dave_Parisi And it's clearly not working as we see the fraying of our restaurant industry under the strain. It's a… https://t.co/RAy0C1UhfB @LoreneK025 We're the inverse. My whole family is in Chicago and I live Charleston. I go to the grocery store every… https://t.co/BPLP80O0Tp @LoreneK025 Thanks, you too.I'm not an epidemiologist, but I can read a graph, and it seems clear we're going to see the death numbers catch up… https://t.co/GVItbu8NK7Memorial Day weekend, I drove to pick up some carryout and saw the streets of downtown Sullivan's Island looking li… https://t.co/PvBfp1pPaHSouth Carolina shatters its daily record for coronavirus deaths. Likely an artifact of reporting with the holiday,… https://t.co/Nrxo7DN2FD @dgooblar Congratulations! They're lucky to have you and it sounds like a very fulfilling next chapter. @row_ie_argument @michaelharriot Yikes. Seems like a bullet dodged for all concerned to me. @row_ie_argument @michaelharriot To be fair, that sounds kind of like a punishment to me. @MattHoltProf He's definitely a plaything for others. I think that's ultimately why people like Lindsey Graham acco… https://t.co/DXaUZdRwZ8 @MattHoltProf It may only be as complicated as Trump's indifference to other people's lives and his aversion to doi… https://t.co/iCLd7leWju @zenahitz Business opportunities abound for some, for sure. This is true in the education space as well.Dan Patrick in Texas first proposed we let granny and gramps get ground up in the wheels of commerce, but clearly t… https://t.co/WMOtmD4XJRFinger right on it. 👇 Those in control of the means of production are indifferent to everyone else dying, starting… https://t.co/z5m3vhI4bMAnd chase that with @saragoldrickrab laying down some truths about what it means to use public money for public hig… https://t.co/vm7Wf33LQZSee also this thread on @tressiemcphd's appearance with Chris Hayes last night. https://t.co/xLHJ6LvAueAll this piece demonstrates is the dead end we've found ourselves in with our current system of higher education. T… https://t.co/TXRwS8mOcx @Monica_Drake Looks very worth a look. Thanks!Re-upping from this morning because I'm not getting enough recommendations of what I should read when it comes to r… https://t.co/zy4Ex7O7ij @Steve_Mang @ChiTribBooks @EmilyGould Yes. Wonderful book. I've enthused about it in the column in the past. It's a… https://t.co/1JJo3rtU4S @saragoldrickrab I sometimes try to help people put these things into proportion by pointing out that the entire NE… https://t.co/GRKuQeu8sPAs a young, healthy teacher, I am not afraid of COVID killing me. It's the potential for contracting a debilitating… https://t.co/MEHaMPBFYm
Retweeted by John Warner @KvnJAdms But mine is real! @jesslahey It was apparently top of the line in the 1980's. I listen to NPR on it, maybe just like Philip Roth!I'm honestly terrified about what's going to happen to arts organizations, particularly local ones. Some perspectiv… https://t.co/uQBXHiMU64 @jesslahey The link tells some of the story, but it started as a lark where I would bid on and observe the auctioni… https://t.co/dHyAKjnopRI don't have much going for me as a media personality, but I do have Philip Roth's old clock radio. @normcharlatan Not yet, but there's gotta be a candid around his old house with it in the shot. That little tag is from the auction house.Would it help get me invited to talk about something on television if I reminded everyone that I own Philip Roth's… https://t.co/oGEt2fTpqL @poniewozik @danielradosh I'd even add that it's far more "organized" on the right, a clear, longstanding tactic. A… https://t.co/5jvrITog8hIf you think James Baldwin, Ibram and DiAngelo are on “the same side”, you either can’t read or you’re very racist… https://t.co/Qhkx0jYmAQ
Retweeted by John Warner @kerryjeanlister @danielradosh That's sound. I hate myself pretty thoroughly for tweeting about it two days in a row. @danielradosh This is a core problem of the letter, by flattening all incidents into similarity or a movement, they… https://t.co/tA2t0JawKk @tressiemcphd I too look at giants and ants and declare them to be the same size and also species. @tressiemcphd @victorerikray Same author is also a recent expert in online learning. He contains multitudes, apparently.“We spent a long time starving our public institutions. And b/c of that, we now have to deal with customers, when w… https://t.co/TrPNvPRRGi
Retweeted by John Warner"Why would an institution make a decision that does NOT put a student's health & welfare first? There are economic… https://t.co/Bw50mykQ7U
Retweeted by John WarnerWonderful to see @tressiemcphd speaking truths to a national audience. (But seriously, we have to get some books on… https://t.co/FHBykkN7XHA new office for diversity is fine. Same with a slave memorial. And an equity task force. You can also sing our ant… https://t.co/ZK3ZNS7Rdj
Retweeted by John WarnerWhy would Tucker Carlson want to be president when he already pulls the strings on one without having to absorb any… https://t.co/4SDt9GJX6nThinking about writing a @ChiTribBooks column newly released novels of "precarity." I've got @EmilyGould's "Perfec… https://t.co/Te2Muiodik
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