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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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Susan Naomi Bernstein
There are moments in our teaching lives that can feel epic, as much for what happens outside the classroom as inside. This semester was my first semester teaching in New York City after five years away, and it has often felt like a journey with a strong sense of purpose; non-linear, a quest or picaresque narrative, where kairos matters more than… (Show more)
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Bedford New Scholar
Click to view contentToday's featured Bedford New Scholar is Kristin vanEyk, a student in the Joint PhD program in English and Education at the University of Michigan. Kristin taught high school English for nine years before beginning her PhD in the fall of 2016. She expects to complete her degree in 2021. Kristin teaches first year writing at the university, and is… (Show more)
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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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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view contentToday’s guest blogger is Dustin Ledford, a graduate student at Kennesaw State University working toward a Master’s Degree in Professional Writing with a concentration in Composition and Rhetoric. He teaches First-Year Composition courses at KSU and also teaches diploma- and certificate-level composition at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
The next term is on the horizon. Looking for a different way to introduce your students to the course?   Today in the History of Psychology database, created by Warren Street (Central Washington University, Emeritus), has been over 40 years in the making. Hosted on his faculty website for many years, Street donated the database to the Society for… (Show more)
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Click to view content  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 of Nora Torvald in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House. When I asked how the students made this interpretation, they unanimously responded that Nora asks for money for Christmas. A… (Show more)
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Susan Naomi Bernstein
Our final writing project for the fall semester is based on an assignment created in the late 1960s and early 1970s by Adrienne Rich, poet, feminist theorist, and SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) teacher at City University of  New York. The assignment comes from Professor Rich’s collected papers in the CUNY Lost and Found… (Show more)
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