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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 575–586.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of personal experience make his book a good choice for university students. Especially useful are his chapters addressing the nature of inspiration, the nature of play, the importance of practice (of continually and playfully doing), and the cultural tendency to associate play with childhood. In particular...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 555–561.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Matthew Little Little helps students see that the vitality of the first chapter of Thoreau's Walden inheres not in a suggestion that people live in the woods by subsistence farming and occasional wage labor, but rather in a challenge to readers to perform cost-benefit evaluations of their modes...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (2): 425–450.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., and students whose written compositions, informal diaries and letters offer new lenses for making history. The authors of various chapters who unveil their documentary and archival work in process, disclosing both finds and gaps and offering their developing understandings of the archive as construct, perform...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 383–385.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., both represents medieval typologies (e.g., chapters by Scott Lightsey on the three states and James Palmer on penitential and medical texts) and critiques them. Gower teaches his lessons with sympathy and understanding (e.g., Derek Pearsall’s chapter) and with an occasional hint of irony...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 555–586.
Published: 01 October 2008
... ways to apply what they are learning. Although they could be summarized or con- densed to a handout with main points and quoted passages, chapters 1 and 2 provide necessary context for Tagg’s call for fundamental change. In the first chapter, he offers an overview of the challenges facing higher...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (1): 155–159.
Published: 01 January 2006
... not an easily categorized book. Though it appears in the Pearson-Longman Elements of Composition series, it is nothing like a traditional composition textbook. There is no methodical exposition of concepts, nor are there chapters on invention or organization. And though there is a good deal of student writing...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (1): 159–164.
Published: 01 January 2006
... it is put, for it s not an easily categorized book. Though it appears in the Pearson-Longman Elements of Composition series, it is nothing like a traditional composition textbook. There is no methodical exposition of concepts, nor are there chapters on invention or organization. And though there is a good...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 January 2009
... this group. Each chapter ends with voluminous notes, and the works cited section runs to more than twenty pages of references, leading the interested reader further and further into the works and lives of the Inklings. In addition, the book contains an appendix by David Bratman,1 himself an Inklings...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 525–532.
Published: 01 October 2005
... in the form of Axelrod and Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing to help me deal with the chal- lenges of FYC more confi dently. True to its title, the Concise Guide (now in its third edition) is a well- rounded, step-by-step writing course in a succinct, narrow volume. Its six essay-assignment chapters, fi ve...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 533–539.
Published: 01 October 2005
... in the form of Axelrod and Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing to help me deal with the chal- lenges of FYC more confi dently. True to its title, the Concise Guide (now in its third edition) is a well- rounded, step-by-step writing course in a succinct, narrow volume. Its six essay-assignment chapters, fi ve...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 539–544.
Published: 01 October 2005
... in the form of Axelrod and Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing to help me deal with the chal- lenges of FYC more confi dently. True to its title, the Concise Guide (now in its third edition) is a well- rounded, step-by-step writing course in a succinct, narrow volume. Its six essay-assignment chapters, fi ve...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 353–359.
Published: 01 April 2009
... highlights the book’s recurring theme: classroom-based writing assessment must be “fair and reliable” and “valid.” Additionally, White urges us to think of classroom assessment practices as a more expansive enterprise than many of us might initially conceive. Presented as a series of eight chapter...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 April 2013
...-­five chapters, which are grouped into five chapters each and organized within seven parts. Part I, “Literary Production,” begins with A. S. G. Edwards’s exem- plary short introduction to medieval textuality. The history of the scribal transmission of texts — from early monastic scriptoria...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 579–584.
Published: 01 October 2012
... these ideas in an organic way in the book, instead of devoting a discrete chapter to each. His rigorous revision is evident from a glance at the list of references in this edi- tion: 90 of the 254 items were published since the first edition. So the second edition is not just a repackaged version...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to the structure of the eight chapters, each divided roughly in half, with initial discussions of historical topics — politics, societal hierarchies, daily life, reli- gion, war and knighthood, education, the natural and occult sciences, and international exchanges — followed by relevant primary sources...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (1): 133–140.
Published: 01 January 2007
... at another institution, I believe this book holds valuable information for instruc- tors using various levels of technology and new media in their classrooms. In each chapter of Selfe and Hawisher’s text, several literacy nar- ratives are grouped together for reasons of age cohort, genealogy, gender...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (2): 363–388.
Published: 01 April 2010
... class is to work in groups of three to four doing significant research to write a reading guide, with an annotated bibliography, for two different chapters of Ulysses, one from each half of the book. Three sections are required in a Ulysses guide: style, production, and reception, and each...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (2): 391–395.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in science and engineering: faculty, students, learning contexts, and communication tasks and process. As a newcomer in the field of writing across the curriculum (WAC) and writing in the disciplines (WID), I find that the case studies in each chapter offer detailed description of subjects...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (2): 397–402.
Published: 01 April 2015
... an overview of the author’s motiva- tion for pursuing this topic, the cultural context of the Appalachian region, and the research. Chapter 1 is devoted to her strategies and methodologies of researching the cases she presents later on. The second chapter tackles iden- tity theory and details...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the general public — including employers and many university teachers — that there is a literacy crisis, Santa’s “historical consciousness” is timely and important. Each chapter narrates the treatment and role of error in a different era: 1873 – 1963, when the student writer was seen...