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Jennifer Bilello
We are pleased to announce that Darshak Patel will be our MC for EconEd 2018.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 - 1:10 PM Darshak Patel, Master of Ceremonies Welcome 1:15 - 1:40 PM Steven Pearlstein “A different way of teaching economics principles to non-economics majors” 1:45 - 2:10 PM Irene Foster "I am Just Not a Math Person"…
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Grammar Girl
Click to view contentThis blog series is written by Julia Domenicucci, an editor at Macmillan Learning, in conjunction with Mignon Fogarty, better known as Grammar Girl.    In this blog post, we’ll go back to some apostrophe basics.   Podcasts have been around for a while, but their popularity seems to increase every day—and for good reason! They are engaging and… (Show more)
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LitBits Guest Blogger
To continue our celebration of National Poetry Month, we're re-posting the following blog from Phillip Chamberlin professor at Hillsborough Community College. This post originally appeared on LitBits on October 23, 2018.    “I lost six friends and neighbors—all under 25 years old—to suicide. And since then, I’ve lost about five friends to heroin… (Show more)
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view content  This will be a brief posting as I am out of the country right now, sailing along what used to be medieval trade routes and learning all about trading patterns, trading wars, and cultural clashes of nearly a millennium ago. So I am learning a lot about the economic climate that surrounded the literature of the time, which I know fairly well. And… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Macmillan Learning has a Faculty Consultant program that might work for you.       The Faculty Consultants talk about how they implement our products in their classes. They can speak about how our products actually work in real classes with live students.   They can talk about how LaunchPad changed their class or what students think of Sapling or… (Show more)
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Suzanne McCormack
Writing this blog is akin to keeping a journal of my professional life. The topic development, drafting, and editing process that takes place every two weeks allows me to evaluate what I’ve done in my classroom or my research, and helps me to formulate future plans. As a result I’ve become increasingly introspective about the implementation of… (Show more)
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Jennifer Bilello
Congratulations to Bedford Series Advisory Editor David Blight, who won a 2019 Pulitzer in the history category for his remarkable biography “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.”  We're so proud of your authorship of this important work!    Read more here: Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, by David W. Blight (Simon & Schuster) A… (Show more)
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Traci Gardner
If you attended CCCC last month, you probably heard a land acknowledgment statement, which offered respect to the indigenous peoples upon whose lands the conference took place. For example, Asao B. Inoue began his #4C19 Keynote (video) with this statement: To open, I humbly make a land acknowledgment I would like to recognize and acknowledge the… (Show more)
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April Lidinsky
Click to view contentSenioritis blooms along with the forsythia, magnolias, and flip-flops, and is hardly restricted to seniors. This time of year, half the challenge of teaching seems to be convincing students to still give a … well, we’ll go with “hoot.” One remedy — and also a student-centered classroom ideal — is to structure the semester’s end so that students… (Show more)
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Miriam Moore
Many years ago, during the panic-riddled days prior to my dissertation defense, an experienced friend encouraged me to see the defense procedures as a celebration of scholarship, something to be savored, not a hurdle to be feared or dreaded. While I was not able to embrace that perspective fully (especially the night before), I sensed a shift from… (Show more)
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