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Karita dos Santos
Click to view contentUsing A Writer’s Reference, Eighth Edition   Scavenger hunt Work in pairs to explore the handbook for your course. Find key ways into the book.  Find the advice you’ll need as you write this semester.   NAVIGATION   1. ____ I found the book’s main index.  It’s 51 pages long. If I look up “flow” in the index, I see that there’s a more…
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Nancy Sommers discusses the new edition with Michelle Clark. 
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Chelsea Simens
Join professor and author John O'Hara (Current Issues and Enduring Questions) for a timely webinar on the importance of critical thinking in the writing course. John's discussion will cover standards, metacognition and interpretation, and the value of critical thinking beyond the classroom. He will focus on examples that engage students--from the…
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Mara Natale
ACES (Academic and Career Excellence System) is an online self-assessment developed to measure strengths in 12 critical areas, both cognitive and non-cognitive. Students take ACES at the beginning and end of their college success course, and by comparing these results, they’re able to celebrate areas of improvement and identify areas for future…
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view contentToday’s guest blogger is Kim Haimes-Korn a Professor of English and Digital Writing at Kennesaw State University. Kim’s teaching philosophy encourages dynamic learning and critical digital literacies and focuses on students’ powers to create their own knowledge through language and various “acts of composition.” She likes to have fun every day,… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Click to view contentWe have been doing A LOT of work on Achieve Read & Practice this fall, so here's a recap of what you and your students will have for January 2020.    Course List:  The Course List redesign (that you'll see when you first log into Achieve in mid-December) organizes courses for students and instructors in collapsible buckets allowing users to… (Show more)
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Solina Lindahl
If you’ve been teaching more than a few days, you are undoubtedly aware of the plentiful and powerful arguments for active learning. (If you’re not, or are still skeptical, a great place to start is the excellent How Learning Works).  This books served as the foundation of the yearlong faculty learning community about best teaching and learning… (Show more)
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David Myers
Click to view content  “Death is reversible.” So began NYU medical center’s director of Critical Care and Resuscitation Research Science, Sam Parnia, at a recent research consultation on people’s death experiences during and after cardiac resuscitation.   Biologically speaking, he explained, death and cardiac arrest are synonymous. When the heart stops, a person… (Show more)
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