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Michelle Clark
Click to view contentOk, it's the end of the semester. We're wiped out, students are wiped out, and we're either slogging or sprinting to the due date for the final essay in Comp I. The other night at dinner, I got the nutty idea that we should do something fun in our second-to-last class of the semester. "A game!" suggested my high schooler, and I went seeking out… (Show more)
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Leah Rang
Click to view contentTeaching with Lunsford Handbooks is a collection of advice, teaching tips, and sample documents to support all three handbooks by Andrea A. Lunsford. This resource offers help for any instructor who wants students to use a handbook more effectively in the writing course—and beyond.   This new edition provides a stronger emphasis on multimodality…
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Bedford New Scholar
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Rachel McCabe, Bedford New Scholar 2018   OverviewEssay: Applying a Definition Approximate Word Count: 850-1000 Points: 150 Primary Texts: William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily” Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” Edgar Allan Poe, “Annabel Lee” Definitional Texts: Wolfgang…
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Cari Goldfine
Click to view content  The Bedford New Scholars Assignment Bank compiles the best assignments that have been used in classrooms across the country by our Bedford New Scholars. Started in 2018, this pool of assignments is a valuable resource for those seeking new activity and assignment ideas, and it will grow with each year of the Bedford New Scholars Advisory Board.…
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Click to view contentMacmillan Author Program event at UCSD The Muir College Writing Program at University of California, San Diego, uses Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground, by Emily Parker, and recently had the pleasure of hosting her on campus for a talk with students. Over 400 students filled the auditorium to listen to Emily and… (Show more)
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Cari Goldfine
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Kristin vanEyk, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Comparative Analysis A dual analysis of two related texts in which a secondary text extends an argument made in a primary text.   Directions In groups of three, review your reading notes and annotations of “Says Who” (Curzan, 2009) and “Mother…
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Cari Goldfine
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Emily Pucker, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Overview The fourth major writing assignment will in fact be the creation of a short podcast of about five to ten minutes, presenting a true crime of your own choosing in a format of your choosing. Will you select to tell the entire story in a…
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Cari Goldfine
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Lizbett Tinoco, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Overview Today, more and more interviews are being conducted through video conferencing platforms, such as Skype or WebEx. As part of your Job Portfolio, you will go through a mock interview.   Assignment Guidelines Using Biginterview.com,…
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Cari Goldfine
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Cecilia Shelton, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Overview Based on class discussions aimed at defining “popular culture” and “the American Dream”, students should think carefully about how this country has defined the dream that its citizens should aspire to and its relationship, if any, to…
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Cari Goldfine
THE BEDFORD NEW SCHOLARS ASSIGNMENT BANK HOME   Assignment by Matt Switliski, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Background While it may seem like a tremendous shift in trajectory to go from analysis and persuasive essays to a personal narrative, many of the same principles apply here: demonstrating an awareness of audience, providing context, using…
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