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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (3): 567–575.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Alexander Fyfe Abstract This essay argues that The Palm‐Wine Drinkard ([1952] 2014), a tale of a quest through the African bush by the Nigerian writer Amos Tutuola, does important decolonial work and is therefore an excellent candidate for inclusion on a literature syllabus that aims to introduce...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (2): 333–342.
Published: 01 April 2017
... career, the two-­course Victorian literature survey was reduced to one, so all the poetry and nonfiction prose were squeezed into a single semester. I reduced the number of works by each “major” author but eventually became unhappy with this truncated syllabus, so I devised a dif- ferent...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 251–271.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of English Literature, 9th ed., ed. Deidre Shauna Lynch and Jack Stillinger, 906 – 10. New York: Norton. Kelly, T. Mills. 2012. “Lying about the Past — the Syllabus.” Edwired (blog), 11 January, edwired.org/2012/01/11/lying-­about-­the-­past-­the-­syllabus/. Koh, Adeline, and Roopika Risam...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (1): 161–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Kyle Sebastian Vitale Instructors of the literature survey often struggle to help students see past a brisk syllabus toward deeper literary, historical, and cultural concerns. Moreover, surveys often discourage participation and assess more historical knowledge like dates and names. This essay...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (3): 395–414.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of the course: as avid consumers of serial narratives on the web, in podcasts, and on television, they had informally and intuitively learned to navigate and critique this form of storytelling. Even as I wanted to unsettle our expectation for what a literature course looks like on the syllabus, then, I sought...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (3): 405–433.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., 25 -43. Albany: State University of New York Press. Williams, Jeffrey, ed. 2002 . The Institution of Literature . Albany: State University of New York Press. At the Museum of Natural Theory: The Experiential Syllabus (or, What Happens When Students Act Like Professors) Karen M...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (2): 283–294.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... 1996. Steelton mosaic Syllabus. www.dickinson.edu/academics/distinctive-opportunities/community-studies-center/content/Steelton-Mosaics (accessed 13 January 2010). Cohen, Patricia. 2009 . “In Tough Times, the Humanities Must Justify Their Worth,” New York Times , 25 February . Dickinson...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (3): 415–427.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Little Star” because I believe that you can get farther, faster, by starting slowly and building up a reservoir of some good will and mutual understanding than by simply using a standard English literature syllabus. Other teachers choose Death of a Salesman, Glass Menag- erie, and A Doll’s House...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 October 2005
..., students discovered that it was possible not only for the authors but for the literature itself to come alive. Transforming a Syllabus from HEL Jo Tyler Courses on the history of the English language are commonly acronymed HEL, and for many students hell could well describe the netherworld experience...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 464–471.
Published: 01 October 2005
..., students discovered that it was possible not only for the authors but for the literature itself to come alive. Transforming a Syllabus from HEL Jo Tyler Courses on the history of the English language are commonly acronymed HEL, and for many students hell could well describe the netherworld experience...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 471–482.
Published: 01 October 2005
..., students discovered that it was possible not only for the authors but for the literature itself to come alive. Transforming a Syllabus from HEL Jo Tyler Courses on the history of the English language are commonly acronymed HEL, and for many students hell could well describe the netherworld experience...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (3): 475–491.
Published: 01 October 2006
... and Literature,” dividing the syllabus into periods in the traditional way, and the second is called “English and Literary Studies,” with a generic classification having a maximum of ten courses. Although the document advocates flexibility, the choice before the English departments is limited...
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Pedagogy (2001) 1 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., the teaching workshops led the graduate students to want more pedagogical mentoring and instruction from the teaching faculty. Undergraduate classes led me and some other faculty to try to imagine how literature courses might be designed specifically to improve the undergraduates critical reading skills...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (3): 469–486.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of the course is labeled “TBA” on the course syllabus. Near the end of the term, each student is required to complete the syllabus himself by choosing another Steinberg    Literature and Influence  475 work that seems to the student to have grown out of the course’s central...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 405–424.
Published: 01 October 2012
... examples of how faculty from different disciplines actually develop, engage, and revise interdisciplinary pedagogies with one another are needed in inter- disciplinary scholarship. Existing literature does offer robust discussions of how individual faculty members understand interdisciplinarity...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 October 2022
...: The Politics of Syllabus Design.” The environmental context of teaching is always a critical factor to consider, and Dittmar explores the importance of context in teaching literary texts. In designing her syllabus, Dittmar included Alice Walker's “Advancing Luna—and Ida B. Wells,” an ambiguity-laden short...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (2): 192–206.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Rajini Srikanth 2007 Overwhelmed by the World:   Teaching Literature and the Difference   of Nations Rajini Srikanth The premise of this essay is twofold: that we live in a world of shared desti- nies and that literature has some part to play in enabling connections across nations...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 157–170.
Published: 01 January 2020
... strategies for negotiating student resistance might no longer suffice. In what follows, we describe our attempts to engage kairos, a rhetori- cal concept Kopelson (2003: 130) links with mêtis, in two courses: a first- year Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (1): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Ruth Kaplan; Kimberly O’Neill The article explores the connections between the seemingly dissimilar experiences of teaching required courses in Renaissance literature and literature by historically underrepresented authors. Both fields feature unfamiliar and challenging histories and texts...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (3): 487–503.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Stefanie Stiles In the wake of postcolonial studies, the culture wars, and the ongoing canon debate, the task of constructing one’s own pedagogical canon as a responsible educator continues to be an arduous one. Drawing in part on the work of Robert Coles on using literature for therapeutic...