• Delaney O'Beirne | Help Others Be the Best They Can Be

    Delaney O'Beirne shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to be an agent of change to others and motivate them to be the best they can be. My Journey to #Achiev...
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  • Victoria Moy | A Starting Point for Refugee Children

    Victoria Moy shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As an educator and community leader, she started a non-profit to support and help child refugees. My Journey to #AchieveMore I of...
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  • S.  Neyooxet Greymorning | Saving Endangered Languages

    S. Neyooxet Greymorning shares his journey and why he does what he does to achieve more. As an educator, he works to preserve over 500 distinct North American Indigenous languages. My Journey to #AchieveMore W...
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  • Asia Parker | Striving to Be Part of Humanities Greatest Achievements

    Asia Parker shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to study humanity's greatest achievements and work to create one of her own. My Journey to #AchieveMore Th...
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  • Sarah Dzurko | In Memory Of A Loved One

    Sarah Dzurko shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she works to be the best she can be with support from loved ones. My Journey to #AchieveMore When I was in the nint...
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  • Amy Fitzjarrald | Use "No, You Can't" as Fuel

    Amy Fitzjarrald shares her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. She works to prove all who tell her "no" what she is capable of. My Journey to #AchieveMore My first year at college was rough...
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  • Listening to Students: Revising an Assignment and Teaching Black Panther 

    In Memory of Stan Lee (1922-2018)   Writing workshop for our Black Panther synthesis project. The words printed in black ink are: Most important: If it seems too hard, WRITE ABOUT  IT ANYWAY.   I was re...
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  • Framing a Story: Introducing the Narrative Conventions of Film

    This week's featured guest blogger is Joseph Couch, Professor at Montgomery College.   “It’s only a movie.” I will never forget that response from a student during a class discussion. While wat...
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  • From Margin to Center: The Politics of Readers and Syllabi

    While many of us are hurtling toward the end of the semester, we are also pressed to decide next semester’s book orders and ancillary readings. So, I want to celebrate how many of you are blogging about ass...
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  • How to Get Students to Talk in Class: Strategies for Making a Quiet Class Talk and Encouraging Class Participation

    In the classroom, how long do you typically wait for students to respond after you ask them a question?   One second, three, ten seconds, twenty?   If a student doesn’t readily know an answer or si...
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  • Should We Delete Social Media?

      On November 24, S. Matthew Liao wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times titled “Do You Have a Moral Duty to Leave Facebook?” Liao, who teaches philosophy and bioethics at NYU, examines a number ...
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  • Said Out of Order: Helping Students Interpret Subtext in Drama

      This week's featured guest blogger is Joseph Couch, Professor at Montgomery College.   “I think she’s a gold digger,” quite a few of my students once said during a discussion o...
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  • Pinball Wizards: or the Brave New World of Gamification

    As I've noted before, I once participated in an online forum where the participants quarreled a lot. One of the things they griped about was the way that some members "padded" their post count with lots of very brief ...
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  • A Co-requisite Model in the NC Community Colleges and An Insider’s Guide to Academic Writing

    We know that many students who enter our colleges and universities are underprepared for the various challenges they face. We also know that, for a number of these students, the more traditional forms of academic supp...
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  • Rental Options at the Student Store

    If you have students who want to get the print book to go with LaunchPad or LaunchPadSolo, please be sure to alert them to the options at the Student Store.    store.macmillanlearning.com   Why rent te...
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  • Rental Options at the Student Store

    If you have students who want to get the print book to go with Sapling or SaplingPlus, please be sure to alert them to the options at the Student Store.    store.macmillanlearning.com   Why rent textbo...
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  • Whitney Adams | Unifying People Through Multiple Dialogic Encounters and Discourse

    Whitney Adams shares insight into her journey and why she does what she does to achieve more. As a student, she uses her research to unify people through the use of multiple dialogic encounters and discourse. My Jou...
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  • Diane Sullivan | Pay It Forward

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  • Job Interview in Technical Writing

    Lizbett Tinoco (nominated by Dr. Kate Mangelsdorf) completed her PhD in Rhetoric and Composition in May 2018 from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). At UTEP, she was Assistant Director of the University W...
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  • Long Live Psychology! . . . and Long-Lived Psychologists

    Turning 76 years old in a week, and still loving what I do, I find myself inspired by two recent emails. One, from social psychologist Thomas Pettigrew, age 87, responded to my welcoming his latest work by attaching f...
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