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Kasey Greenbaum
April 23rd, 2019 will be William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday. Centuries later, this poet, playwright, linguist, and actor is still celebrated as one of the most influential and brilliant writers in history. To honor the “Bard” of Stratford-upon-Avon, here are some lesser-known facts about him and his works:   Shakespeare has given many words… (Show more)
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Have you ever wondered what makes Bedford English stand out as an academic publisher? Listen as Andrea Lunsford shares her Bedford Story.
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Becky Anderson
Terms & Conditions for Tech Ed Week 2019
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Traci Gardner
I love the “Thinking Visually” resources in Mike Markel’s Practical Strategies for Technical Communication (2nd ed.). The example shown in the screenshot on the right outlines the six major characteristics of a technical document. As you flip through the pages of the textbook, these full-page graphics stand out, catching students’ attention with… (Show more)
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Traci Gardner
When I create an assignment, I intend the information I include about research requirements to suggest starting points and to encourage exploration. Instead, students probably use that information to determine the bare minimum required, doing only the research described instead of jumping off into deeper exploration. Alison J. Head and Michael B.… (Show more)
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April is National Poetry Month! We've asked some of our LitBits bloggers to discuss how they approach poetry with their literature and creative writing students.   Today's guest blogger is Daniel Lambert, an educator, writer, editor, proofreader, and photographer. He teaches English courses at California State University, Los Angeles and East Los… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
I read The Man Who Tasted Shapes by the neurologist Richard Cytowic in the mid-1990s. Whenever the man ate something, he felt sensations on his skin. For example, eating chicken caused him to feel like his skin was being poked by pointy things. If the chicken was a little underdone, the points were more rounded. The sensation was so strong for him… (Show more)
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Kasey Greenbaum
Have you ever wondered what makes Bedford English stand out as an academic publisher? Listen as Todd Taylor shares his Bedford Story.
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