Tags and Categories
To Categorize and Tag Your Post
After writing your response, select a category by checking a box under the heading Categories (to the left of the main text box). Directly beneath the Categories box is a smaller box labeled Tags. When you type into the little text box, a related tag should pop up. Select it, type in a comma, and add as many tags as apply to your post (each separated by commas). Tags help you to see what are the most commonly discussed topics and organize/group posts according to topic. Easy!
- Announcements – an easy way for Professor Eshel to address & inform entire class.
- Assignments – specific tasks or prompts designated by Professor Eshel to class, which may include informal writing or creative prompts given at the end of a lecture for the following class.
- Essay – analytical and/or expository responses to readings. Straightforward exploration.
- Responses – free form, lyrical, poetical, hybrid, musical, and/or unconventional responses.
- Final Projects - use this category for your final projects.
- Autobiographical (includes personal experience, anecdotes, family, childhood, etc.)
- Communication (interpersonal or digital, between writer & reader, men & women, friend & friend, individual & society, etc.)
- Class Discussion (for picking up where a class discussion has left off, expanding upon arguments, ideas, or points made in class….continue the conversation!)
- Current Events
- Media (TV, hype machine, social networks, media influence, etc.)
- Poetry/Expression (for poetical/lyrical responses)
- Political Question/Inquiry (a query, concern, challenge, etc. that you would like to pose or address to class)
- Race & Ethnicity
- School/Education (academics as well as things pertaining to Stanford, college, or campus life)
- Sexuality (orientation, queerness, fluidity, desires, etc.)
- Theatre & Film
- Violence (war, domestic, gang-related, racial, self-harm, etc.)
- Youth (specifically relating to our generation & the current zeitgeist)