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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (1): 13–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Leonard Cassuto This introduction positions the essays in this special cluster as early entries in a necessary conversation about how to teach graduate school better and more attentively during these straitened and changing times. It is a conversation we need to begin. © 2014 by Duke University...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (1): 129–138.
Published: 01 January 2017
..., this article draws on two extracurricular projects that we coordinate, NuSense , an undergraduate online journal, and Shakespeare after School, a community drama program for children. The skills the student volunteers draw upon to complete these projects include research, editing, writing, analysis, dramaturgy...
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Pedagogy (2007) 7 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2007
....” Journal of Education and Christian Belief 6 : 9 -25. Nehring, Cristina. 2001 . “The Higher Yearning.” Harper's , September , 64 -72. Old School William Monroe When Wayne Booth entered the seminar room in Harper East, he often had a quip for his coteacher of Interpreting...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Aitchison This article makes a case for introducing the young archive (combining children’s and young-adult literature) into the writing classroom, primarily in the form of school story, to rouse students to rethink and, if necessary, rehabilitate expectations concerning their reading...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jesper Gulddal This article presents a three-stage critique of the “schools approach” to teaching literary theory at the undergraduate level. First, it demonstrates the continued dominance of this approach both in teaching programs and in the textbook literature. Second, it discusses the approach's...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 562–568.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ryan K. McBride This article presents the curricular and service-learning realities of a program that launches middle school debate teams in New Orleans public schools. By leaning on classical rhetoric in the writing classroom, McBride’s classes learn fundamentals of debate and rhetoric...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 555–562.
Published: 01 October 2010
... division between school and non-school rhetorics in this exploration of Facebook helps to educate teachers about their students' digital literacy practices. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Alvermann, Donna E., ed. 2002 . Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World . New York: Peter Lang...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 61–76.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Lisa Shaver; Sarah Bowles; Cristy Beemer Based on the experiences of three graduate assistant directors working in the Howe Writing Initiative, a joint WAC effort between Miami University's business school and English department, this essay introduces entrepreneurial consulting as a model...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 315–324.
Published: 01 April 2009
... experience of research, writing, and going to school in a unique urban setting. Such a move fosters for the students a theoretical and experiential connection between public education and critical citizenship. It also reminds students to take a good look around (no matter where they are) and think more...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Sean Ross Meehan Emerson's neglected engagement with education, in particular in evidence in an address he gave at a secondary school in June 1837 amidst an economic panic and two months before his more famous “American Scholar” address. His analysis offers insight into our current educational...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 285–300.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of the role language plays in their lives. These concepts could be seamlessly introduced over a year-long, daily high school class. Lacking that, they could be tucked into university level semester-long classes. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Chomsky, Noam. 1957 . Syntactic Structures...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 575–586.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., the “Childhood's End” chapter, which discusses how some aspects of schooling and the media block our inherent creativity, resonated among my students. After sharing their tragicomic experiences of institutional obstacles, they welcomed the course's strange readings and even stranger writing exercises...
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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 (2015) 15 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Colander; Daisy Zhuo This is an economist’s consideration of the PhD job market in English and comparative literature. It provides data about the job market at schools in various tiers, demonstrating that supply of new English PhDs far exceeds demand for English PhDs in tenure-track academic...
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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Carla Arnell This essay examines the challenges and opportunities that characterize teaching literature in contemporary high schools and colleges—an educational milieu that has become increasingly dominated by standardized testing, skills assessment, and careerism. © 2017 by Duke University Press...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (3): 517–525.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Micah Christopher Wright While other students were planning their moves to big universities across the nation, Micah Wright had a different post–high school plan. He wanted to join the Marine Corps. He left for boot camp in September 2002 and started a four-year life-changing experience...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (3): 526–532.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Erin D. Hadlock This essay follows an active duty Army officer from her first day in graduate school until a year after graduation, when she is able to situate her role as military student within the context of a civilian university. This essay argues that some of the boundaries surrounding those...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (1): 161–167.
Published: 01 January 2019
... invites instructors to consider creative literary approaches to the survey by way of a lesson plan featuring Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, from the world of Harry Potter. Students were tasked in small groups to develop new Hogwarts Houses that embodied literary concerns while connecting...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Owen Farney Abstract An English major chronicles a “day in the life” of a college student during the 2020–21 school year—the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The narrative begins with stress-related dreams, continues with daily activities (walking through seemingly deserted halls and attending...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (2): 400–404.
Published: 01 April 2023
...William Kangas Abstract With decades of newspaper reporting behind him, the author took a mid-life pivot to teaching that started as a high school substitute. He describes how a student's question about life in the eighties triggers a flashback to a day that gave his life meaning and direction...