• Multimedia Group Presentation

    Assignment by Skye Roberson, Bedford New Scholar 2018   The Rhetorical Situation Purpose: Provide basic information on how to use a multimodal tool. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the tool...
    Cari Goldfine
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  • Research Three Ways: Becoming an Academic

    Assignment by Andrew Hollinger, Bedford New Scholar 2018   Introduction “Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” - Zora Neale Hurston From the first day, we will be...
    Cari Goldfine
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  • The Soundtrack of the American Dream

    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 ...
    Cari Goldfine
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  • True Crime Podcast and Annotated Bibliography

    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 ...
    Cari Goldfine
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  • Writing with Certainty in the Disciplines: Sentence Confidence

    Assignment by Daniel Libertz, Bedford New Scholar 2018   BackgroundThis activity addresses two things about academic writing: How certainty and doubt at the sentence level are rhetorically deployed. How we can lo...
    Leah Rang
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  • Bedford New Scholars Assignment Ideas

      Each year, our Bedford New Scholars advisory board of graduate teaching assistants shares their Assignments that Work — assignments that have proven especially effective, engaging, or inno...
    Cari Goldfine
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  • CADE 2019

    6/5/19 8:00 AM
    CADE 2019 Curious about Accelerated Learning Programs? Check out the sessions at this year's CADE, the Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education, co-founded by Community College of Baltimore's professor em...
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  • Using Grammar Girl Podcasts to Teach about Commonly Confused Words

    This blog series is written by Julia Domenicucci, an editor at Macmillan Learning, in conjunction with Mignon Fogarty, better known as Grammar Girl.     Today’s blog post is the last one for the sprin...
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  • The Truth Is Still the Truth

    As the academic year ends, it’s time for me to turn to revising Elements of Argument and The Structure of Argument. What do I have to keep in mind about argument in the headlines as I look ahead? Given the polit...
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  • 2019 Bedford New Scholars Advisory Board: Biographies

    Shannon Butts (recommended by Creed Greer) is pursuing her PhD in English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Writing Studies at The University of Florida, graduating August 2019. Shannon teaches courses on digi...
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  • What to Expect from your Learning Solutions Specialist

    Did you know that you can drag and drop items in the Launchpad calendar? Or batch update your settings in Sapling? Do you have the 411 on Achieve Read and Practice?   Whether you know the tips and tricks or not, ...
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  • What to Expect from Your Learning Solutions Specialist

    Did you know that you can drag and drop items in the Launchpad calendar? Or batch update your settings in Sapling? Do you have the 411 on Achieve Read and Practice?   Whether you know the tips and tricks or not,...
    Chelsea Simens
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  • INFOGRAPHIC | Overview of College Homesickness

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  • Speaking and Writing—and Summer Break!

      In two days I will be in Vancouver for the meeting of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing held at the University of British Columbia, where I taught from 1977 to 1987. What a treat ...
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  • Professional Development, Summer Style

    What are your scholarship and professional development plans for the summer? Like many colleagues, I relish the opportunity to focus on research projects, reading, and course development during the summer “downt...
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  • Revisiting Jane Addams at Hull House

    I was first introduced to Jane Addams during my junior year of college when my professor assigned Twenty Years at Hull House. It was not until several years later when I used the book with students in a course of my ...
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  • Chronotype and disease: Correlation still doesn't mean causation

    One of the perennial challenges in teaching Intro Psych is helping students understand that knowing that two variables are, say, positively correlated does not tell us anything about what causes that relationship. Dis...
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  • Tic-Tac-Toe Discussion

    A couple of weeks ago, I shared my Daily Discussion Post (DDP) activity, which asks students to read materials that are related to the course activities and respond to them. This summer I plan to design some new ...
    Traci Gardner
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  • Professional Networking in First-Year Seminars (FYS)

    I have fond, giggle-filled memories of sputtering out the last lines of cumulative children’s songs in a single breath. A familiar example of such a song is There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, but my abso...
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  • Kelly Morrison

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