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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.     Grammar Girl podcasts pair well with written assignments, and can help students think about issues related to style and structure (in addition to grammar, of course!). Consider trying one of the… (Show more)
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John O'Hara
"Bananas" by JeepersMedia is licensed under CC BY 2.0   Students might assume it’s bananas to pay $120,000 for a piece of fruit, but that’s what not just one but three art collectors did at Art Basel Miami last December. The first, in fact, paid a $30,000 premium for the “first edition” of Maurizio Cattelan’s artwork Comedian, a banana duct-taped… (Show more)
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Andrea A. Lunsford
Click to view content  Is style “the man himself,” as many have said? The “dress of thought” as Lord Chesterfield wrote to his son? Or “the counter-point of a writer’s character,” in Goethe’s view? H. L. Mencken thought that the essence of style was that “it can never be reduced to rules”; Katherine Anne Porter that “you do not create a style. You work, and develop… (Show more)
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Marisa Bluestone
Our colleagues at Macmillan Publishers have curated a new list of must-read books for Black History Month. These books tell the stories of the black experience from a variety of perspectives. Let us know which one is your favorite and why you loved it.   I am Perfectly Designed Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown, illustrated by Anoosha Syed   For… (Show more)
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Suzanne McCormack
We are almost at the midpoint of spring semester and requests for letters of recommendation are starting to pile up. Teaching at a community college necessitates that faculty support students' transfer applications, which are generally due later in the admissions process than those of first-year students. The fact that the overwhelming majority of… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
In the Intro Psych sensation and perception chapter, we often cover monocular cues. While it’s fine to think about how monocular cues help us perceive depth, I had never given much thought to what we would perceive if we lacked several monocular cues.   In Your Inner Fish, the author, paleontologist and anatomy professor Neil Shubin, writes  … (Show more)
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Jenel Cavazos
Have you ever wondered if social media makes relationships harder? If so, read this! How Social Media Might Undermine Romantic Relationships | SPSP http://ow.ly/95cI30qiLMC psychstudentrss
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Sue Frantz
Ingroups can be pretty powerful. We tend to like people in our ingroups more than people in our outgroups (ingroup bias), and we tend to see people in our outgroups as being more like each other than people in our ingroups (outgroup homogeneity bias), for example.   There is much rhetoric about Democrats vs. Republicans, immigrants/refugees vs.… (Show more)
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