• Do the President’s Tweets Simply Reflect Prevalent Attitudes—or Do They Also Intensify Them?

    In the aftermath of the New Zealand massacre of Muslims at worship, American pundits have wondered: While the perpetrator alone is responsible for the slaughter, do the expressed attitudes of nationalist, anti-immigra...
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  • Closing the Loop:  Using iClicker and Launchpad for success in out of class

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  • Impressions of CCCC 2019

      BRAVO and KUDOS to Program Chair Vershawn Young and to Local Arrangements Chair Brenda Whitley—and to all their teams—for a truly memorable CCCC. I can never remember so many “must see and he...
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  • Using Grammar Girl Podcasts to Teach about Less Common Pronoun Usage

    This blog series is written by Julia Domenicucci, an editor at Macmillan Learning, in conjunction with Mignon Fogarty, better known as Grammar Girl.       Happy spring to everyone in the northern hemisp...
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  • Are you going to use Sapling again?

    Thanks for your usage of Sapling and we hope you’ll continue to work with us. In fact, if you tell us by 4/20/19 that you'll be using Sapling in the summer or fall, we think it will make you healthy, wealthy and...
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  • The Three C's of Fake News

    As insults go, “fake news” has not yet reached the point of vacuity of, say, “your mother wears army boots.” Because of its excessive and less-than-strategic usage, it is edging into clich&eacu...
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  • Something to Think About: Women's History Month

    The women I’m reading about in the archives of New England’s state hospitals will likely never be the subjects of celebratory Women’s History Month events. The tiny remnants of their lives that exist...
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  • WHITEPAPER | Exploring Student Engagement and Affordability

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  • Casting a Wider Research Net: Checking for Variety

    Last week, I shared an activity encouraging students to move beyond using a Google search to find research. This week’s activity asks students to check the resources they have found for variety. As was the case ...
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  • Example for the “Checking for Variety in Research Sources” Activity

    Use this example to guide your own notes on the research sources you have found as you check for variety. Books Markel, M., & Selber, S. A. (2017). Technical Communication (Twelfth edition). Boston: Bedford/St. Ma...
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  • “Anyone? Anyone?”: Tips for Better Classroom Conversation

    “Now: What questions do you have?” I heard a colleague ask this of her students, midway through a class I was visiting, and I was struck by the helpfulness of the phrase. Rather than asking, “Any que...
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  • Multilingual Writers and Peer Review Workshops

    I recently led a workshop on working with multilingual writers in IRW and corequisite composition courses, and I was asked how best to handle peer review when there are multilingual writers in the classroom. Several p...
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  • Availability heuristic: A Nextdoor example

    When Seattle residents were surveyed concerning their fear of crime, many reported a fear that outpaced the actual level of crime. Two neighborhoods, for example, “are seemingly safe places to live, and rank amo...
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  • Is President’s Day for us or for the U.S.?: The history of celebrating President’s Day

    Though still referred to as “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government, President’s day has become a day to recognize all presidents and celebrate a national day off (with shopping). Ame...
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  • How are you celebrating Black History Month?

    February is Black History Month and we want to know how you're celebrating! We've gathered a list of some trailblazers who should be recognized and celebrated. Let us know who has inspired you the most.    T...
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  • Tall (tales), Dark, and mysterious?: Re-visiting the true history of Valentine's Day:

    Our national holiday celebrating love hasn’t always been all candy hearts and flowers. How did a day that was once described as “a rural masculine cult involving the sacrifice of goats and dogs” (Smi...
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  • TechEd Week Program T&C 2019

    Terms & Conditions for Tech Ed Week 2019
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  • Pay Attention!

      It’s no secret that I am a fan of style and of teaching style, the third canon of rhetoric and, by any measure, an extremely important one today. So I’ve focused on style in all my textbooks and do...
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  • FLYER | Cirque

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  • In Memoriam: Leading Economist & BFW High School Author Alan Krueger

    It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing this weekend of ground-breaking economist, professor, and Macmillan Learning author Alan Krueger. We’ve had the pleasure of working with and learning f...
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