RA 7: College Campuses as Commonplaces for Learning

In their article “Recognizing College Landscapes as Learning Spaces,” Kathleen G. Scholl and Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi argue that today’s universities should provide students a holistic learning environment with both indoor and outdoor spaces so they can experience both community interaction and personal reflection. Using the evolution of college campuses, the benefits of human-nature interactions, and […]

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Annotated Bibliography 7&8

Source #7: Kennedy, Janice. “Where the Rich and Famous Go to Play; D.C.’s Storied Mayflower Hotel.” Dawson Creek Daily News, May 20 2008, ProQuest Central, http://search.proquest.com/central/docview/357805325/9CBD16687AC14D89PQ/8?accountid=8285 Within Where the rich and famous go to play; D.C.’s storied Mayflower Hotel, Janice Kennedy speaks on the history and controversy within the notorious Mayflower Hotel. Being a journalist […]

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Analysis of: Schindler’s “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment”

In Schindler’s “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” she explains how “the built environment is characterized by man-made physical features that make it difficult for often poor people and people of color to have access to certain places” (1934). Within a built environment, there is a certain structure created that […]

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RA6: Afterword

RA6 Within “Afterword” in his City of Rhetoric, David Fleming proposes a new ideal of thought towards “place and community”. Fleming wraps up his argument by showing the “purpose” of his writing and his overall stance on the neglect of domestic public life. Fleming shares that the, “ neglect of domestic public life under this […]

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RA 4: Fleming 3.8

In his book City of Rhetoric, author David Fleming argues that our built environment is influenced by and influences the rhetoric surrounding it. Throughout the book and his research he shares different examples and his reasoning, but it’s in the final chapters where he ties it all together. In chapter 8, Fleming also raises two new questions: “What […]

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