Drawing Your Conclusions

Drawing Your Conclusions 2. This first body paragraph talks about compassion fatigue and how it can affect a veterinarian and how it correlates with Gee’s “saying” building task. 3. My second body paragraph talks about the duties that veterinarians have to do within a single day on the job and how it belongs in the … [Read more…]

Revise Two Paragraphs

The first revision I made was on paragraph 4, where I talk about the identities within the Discourse of being a veterinarian. I changed my paragraph into 3 paragraphs. The first one talks about the identities within being a doctor of veterinary science, while the two following paragraphs talk about smaller identities within the Discourse, … [Read more…]

Revision Plan

My peers didn’t note anything about the artifacts that I chose to incorporate, however they told me I need to add a better analysis of them in my own words to help describe them more. For this, I plan to go back and re-read my paper and locate any areas where I can add details … [Read more…]

Note to Peers – Chosen Discourse Project

The main question or problem my writing seeks to address is I guess, whether being a veterinarian is actually a Discourse (saying/writing – doing – being – valuing – believing). The idea or point I feel I’ve made successfully is that being a veterinarian is a Discourse, more specifically a Dominant Discourse. Also, that being … [Read more…]

Building Tasks to Writing Prompt

Being a veterinarian (I believe) qualifies as a Dominant Discourse because it is who a person is, what they do for a living, and brings upon prestige and social goods. Gee defines a Dominant Discourse as: “Dominant Discourses are secondary Discourses the mastery of which, at a particular place and time, brings with it the … [Read more…]

Discourse Analysis Worksheet

The Discourse I am choosing for this assignment is being a veterinarian.  The artifacts that I have collected are: Life of a Veterinarian https://www.valuepenguin.com/life-of-veterinarian https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HiP4aunDDNGTeKIbeFEbZ5ToUYmVsM9tsGw1UUtVrYM/edit Becoming a Zoo/Wildlife Vet http://www.drlucyspelman.com/doctoring-the-ark/becoming-a-zoo-vet.htm https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IZ7lns8rYxEaHhpXsnyJDK_WVutrHCA5jr5XKbrHIgA/edit From the artifacts that I have collected on my chosen Discourse I feel as though I have a basic understanding of how being a veterinarian works. … [Read more…]

Chosen Discourse – Methods and Choices

Veterinarians or “vets” are physicians or surgeons that treat animals. They specialize in treating disease, disorder and injury in all types of animals. There are guidelines that they have to follow, along with following and preforming certain procedures. Possible data sources: Animal hospitals (website), talking to actually veterinarians, shelters/clinics, taking my pet to their check up at … [Read more…]

Developing an Introduction

Framing: Through our years of schooling there have always been students who never enjoyed reading. Why is that? With the help with two scholarly texts, I aim to answer that question. Credibility/Intro Sources: In Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Introduction written by James Paul Gee, we explore what a Discourse is; “Discourses are ways of being in the … [Read more…]