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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 353–366.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Octavia Davis Upon entering college composition courses, students often report a dislike for writing. Because researchers report that writing anxiety may be linked to high-stakes writing exams, a study of graduates of New York high schools was conducted to investigate whether the state's Regents...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 142–152.
Published: 01 January 2009
... standards in writing. I document the process of building a new writing assessment program, including a writing assessment exam and a remediation program. I discuss our rubric and scoring procedures, samples of student work, and the poor score trends for our exam. I describe the difficulties in working...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (3): 541–548.
Published: 01 October 2015
... nonverbal, to talk and communicate have inspired me to create strategies that help students review grammatical material for exams in a highly effective way. Teaching, I have learned, can happen in the absence of speech. My research about the history of the treatment of individuals with intellectual...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 377–381.
Published: 01 April 2012
... . Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison , trans. Sheridan Alan . New York : Vintage . Morgan Bobette . 2005 . “ Cooperative Learning in Higher Education: A Comparison of Undergraduate and Graduate Students’ Reflections on Group Exams for Group Grades .” Journal of Excellence in...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 343–352.
Published: 01 April 2012
... crossing state lines to attend college, rst-year writing classrooms across the country most likely contain students whose experience of writing instruc- tion includes preparing for and taking a high-stakes essay-writing exam. Despite the proliferation of mandatory testing for graduation, however...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 366–377.
Published: 01 April 2012
... classrooms across the country most likely contain students whose experience of writing instruc- tion includes preparing for and taking a high-stakes essay-writing exam. Despite the proliferation of mandatory testing for graduation, however, very little research addresses how well standardized exams...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 January 2009
... a useful example here.) As students work toward their first essay assignment — a close reading of a literary text through a theoretical lens — we do a variety of “against the grain” exercises in class. (See fig. 2 for the complete assignment.) For exam- ple, in a topic-based writing...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 134–141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... point in the semester, I find them a useful example here.) As students work toward their first essay assignment — a close reading of a literary text through a theoretical lens — we do a variety of “against the grain” exercises in class. (See fig. 2 for the complete assignment.) For exam...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 152–157.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of “against the grain” exercises in class. (See fig. 2 for the complete assignment.) For exam- ple, in a topic-based writing course on vampire film and fiction, we spend the first day looking at posters advertising several twentieth-century vampire films. Examining the poster for Guy Maddin’s...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 433–445.
Published: 01 October 2008
... and literate practices more broadly as significant intellectual and material activities that exist across — or perhaps more accurately, within and beyond — curricular and institutional boundaries. At my university, the two-hour timed exam to place all newly entering students — both first...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (3): 295–296.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Jennifer L. Holberg; Marcy Taylor © 2002 Duke University Press 2002 Editors Introduction Jennifer L. Holberg and Marcy Taylor As we write this introduction, it is the end of another academic year, and we are surrounded by papers that need responding to, by exams that need cor- recting, and...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 337–342.
Published: 01 April 2001
... or quirky figures with interesting biographies belies an even deeper issue in the study of Romanti- cism. Even now, as I prepare for my Ph.D. qualifying exams, I find myself hav- ing to defend the choices that I have made with regard to the inclusion (or exclusion) of certain female (and male...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 355–360.
Published: 01 April 2001
... University Press PED 1.2-14 Ruwe 3/27/01 11:51 AM Page 355 dents have been empowered by the inclusion of noncanonical women: they have challenged faculty to defend their selections, have criticized these texts aesthetic value, have questioned their relevance to Ph.D. exams and the Grad- uate Record...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 353–359.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., though I have not included attention to teaching writing for the impromptu, timed writing exam in any of my composition courses, I nonetheless find the spirit of his argument that we need to teach the vocabulary of the timed writing prompt compelling. White wisely argues that this is most...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 385–387.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., then, as the years of plenty quickly recede? One response has been to dig in and to try to maintain the status quo. For exam- ple, Inside Higher Education reports the case of Florence Babb, an endowed professor at University of Florida who was asked to increase her course load from one class per...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 January 2009
... language arts exams without sacrificing their curricula. Thomas Hothem is a founding faculty member in the writing program at the University of California, Merced, where he also coordinates the university’s general education curricula. His investment in place-based pedagogy has inspired articles...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 287–296.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- it-too conundrum. This is what happens when a department covets the UP label for its courses but, for various reasons, doesn t actually require any writing in them (Scantron exams are so much easier). The General Educa- tion Council estimates that 30 percent of the UP courses that are supposed to be...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (2): 303–308.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., Hawhee does not limit herself to only sophistic rhetoric. She exam- ines such artifacts as Greek pottery, statues, and paintings, as well as archeo- logical sites and maps, and she consults, among others, the texts of Plato and other late and contemporary scholars of rhetoric. What emerges from her...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 343–346.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., Language, Composition, and Culture Volume 1, Number 2, © 2001 Duke University Press PED 1.2-12 Anderson 3/27/01 11:50 AM Page 343 The archaeological part of the mix I learned firsthand. To prepare for an oral exam, I remember, I had to request through interlibrary loan old vol- umes of collected works by...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (2): 399–404.
Published: 01 April 2001
...-contradiction to enter a kind of mystery. More old hat. But how well in general do our teaching methods not what we say, but the unfolding structure of what we do, writing syllabi, lectur- ing, leading discussions, assigning essays, devising exams how well by these means do we normally elicit a precise and...