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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (3): 415–432.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies . Logan : Utah State University Press . Ahmed Sara . 2017 . Living a Feminist Life . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Anderson Paul . 2015 . “ The Contributions of Writing to Learning and Development: Results from...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (1): 135–159.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of their convergence, this article sounds a warning about these consequences and details how instructors at the secondary and postsecondary levels might respond. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 active reading digital literacy first-year composition Common Core state standards posttruth culture...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 471–474.
Published: 01 October 2009
... and composition, the humanities and the academy writ large. The crucial moment demanded not only that we consider the merits of a variety of curricular ideals but also that we question the assumptions driving higher education in the United States. In Symposium: Revisiting the Work of Allan Bloom and E. D. Hirsch...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (3): 475–486.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Adam Ellwanger Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind elicited a storm of critical discourse regarding the condition of higher education in the United States. This essay performs a retrospective evaluation of the rhetorical modes that animated that body of discourse, suggesting...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Michael Bérubé This article surveys the challenges college teachers in the United States will likely face in the near future and argues that overtly political attacks from the Right may be less important than the erosion of tenure entailed in universities' overuse of adjunct labor...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (1): 201–215.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Dànielle Nicole DeVoss This article offers (1) scenarios showing why English studies scholars must pay attention to intellectual property issues; (2) a brief overview of copyright history in the United States; and (3) related research questions and pedagogical possibilities for English studies...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (2): 407–424.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Robin Dizard This forum essay explores a collaboration between a teacher and a book. Combining autobiography with teaching notes about a variety of colleges (the writer held adjunct appointments in six colleges in fifteen years before joining the Keene State College faculty), the article claims...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (1): 19–43.
Published: 01 January 2012
...” the university as an institution. I draw on data from my undergraduate students' research process in an ethnographic methods course at Illinois State University. I argue that an institutional focus provides an especially effective approach for teaching ethnographic methods — one that differs from standard...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 447–465.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Beth Daniell; Laura Davis; Linda Stewart; Ellen Taber The first-year writing program at Kennesaw State University has found its in-house conference (IHC) to be an important venue for faculty development. Based on the assumption that teachers actually know what they are doing, the IHC invites...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 523–536.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of a writing center can foster. And the collective wisdom in The Writing Center Director's Resource Book surveys the current state of writing center theory and practice, providing a reflective guide for developing the expertise of writing center administrators, who are (or could be) leaders in campus faculty...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 253–280.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Staci M. Perryman-Clark In response to the need for additional teacher-research on African American students, this article offers a case study of how one African American student-writer successfully produces expository writing in an Afrocentric first-year writing course at Michigan State University...
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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): 45–57.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Kerri Hauman; Stacy Kastner; Alison Witte This article reports on the findings of a pilot study conducted in 2011 that investigated technology-pedagogy preparation for graduate students in PhD-granting rhetoric and composition programs in the United States. The study aimed to answer two questions...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to write. Only after establishing the primacy of the students’ mental and physical state, essentially freeing students from the anxiety broadly associated with writing, may writing instructors begin the debate over compositional praxis. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 somaesthetics Richard...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (2): 358–361.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Clark Barwick Barwick uses Wallace Thurman’s The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (1929) to introduce students to the concept of colorism. Barwick’s essay outlines a strategy for integrating technology into the classroom, which helps facilitate discussions of the United States...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 375–385.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Heidi Elisabeth Bollinger Students entering an introductory survey course on African American literature have uneven background knowledge on the history of slavery in the United States. Given this, one of the key challenges in teaching the slave narrative is helping students appreciate...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (3): 531–536.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Amber Pouliot This article considers the all too common experience of precarious employment in higher education, but under a unique set of circumstances: a three-year postdoctoral fellowship and residency in a stately home in the English countryside. The author explains how she harnesses...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (3): 519–524.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Brandon Walsh This article argues that the primary role of the instructor is to help students understand and work with the difficult emotional states that arise from struggling to learn. Drawing on Sianne Ngai’s theorization of “ugly feelings” and using his own experience with digital humanities...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 141–148.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Joshua Daniel-Wariya; Lynn C. Lewis This article describes the rationale, development, and implementation of a digital archival curriculum within the first-year composition program at Oklahoma State University. Such a curriculum helps students engage genuine inquiry to discover arguments rather...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (3): 403–426.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Paul Feigenbaum Abstract Students are more likely to embrace failure in learning when they are intrinsically motivated, but formal education in the United States operates through extrinsic rewards that make failure something to fear and avoid. Accordingly, the author examines the lessons...