• A Poet’s Prose: Lessons in Slow Reading and Slow Writing from Claudia Rankine

    As another semester begins, I offer praise for a "less is more" approach in the classroom. In particular, teaching fewer readings than you might usually assign, and teaching them slowly, can allow students to practice...
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  • Making Privilege Visible in the Age of #MeToo

      Students came into class today on fire about the latest news of powerful men who have been fired for sexually predatory behaviors. Part of the conversational aftermath of the #metoo movement is the reminder th...
    April Lidinsky
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  • “Nudge" your Composition Students with an Award-winning Theory

      Why invite an economic theorist into your composition class? Recent Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler offers concepts that bolster what you already teach in your course about the craft of persuasion, but ...
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  • Connecting Multimodalities and Civic Engagement

    I have been reflecting upon and writing about the ways that using photography (i.e., photovoice) and digital storytelling help open up spaces for students to develop a sense of agency and to be more civically engaged....
    Stuart Greene
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  • Learning Methods of Inquiry from MacArthur Grant Winner Nikole Hannah-Jones

    Like many of Nikole Hannah-Jones’ longtime admirers, I was thrilled to hear the New York Times investigative reporter won a 2017 MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” for her culture-shifting analytica...
    April Lidinsky
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