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sessiok@linnbenton.edu
541-917-4689
Office: Willamette Hall 214
Office Hours:
Fri. 12:00pm-1:00pm and by appt.

Kory Sessions-Riseley – Developmental Studies

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 Hello!

I'm so excited to share with students what I've learned about writing. Come by my office and introduce yourself or feel free to email me so I can help you meet your writing goals.

As a teacher of writing in the Developmental Studies and English Language Acquisition Departments, I am drawn to this quote:

"Tell me more. Tell me all you can. I want to understand more about everything you feel and know and all the changes inside and out of you. Let more come out."

--Brenda Ueland, If You Want to Write 

 

Writing is a process. We don't always (or ever?) sit down and write perfectly. We start in one place and often end up somewhere different than where we expected. Writing is also a gift, but it's a gift with two recipients. First, writing gives us our own voice. It gives us insight into ourselves. It helps us know ourselves more deeply and more intimately. It's also a gift to others. Our readers can know themselves more deeply, too. They can say, "Yes! I feel the same way. I just didn't know how to put it in my own words."

So--stay curious. Be courageous. And no matter what, keep writing. 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2016

ELA Intermediate FastTrack

M-Th LM131 9-11am

 

ELA Reading Writing

MW 11-11:50 LM 130 

 

WR 95

MF 1-1:50pm IA-207 WTH WH-222

 

 STUDENTS:

Check out this writing tool here:

http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/Exercises/QuizHome/15 

 

 It's going to be a great term!

 




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