pedagogy Archive

Writing Pedagogy in a Global Context

Duke University Professor of Writing Dr. Denise Comer shares her experience of advancing writing studies as a discipline in India and creating global exchanges among writing faculty about writing pedagogy, language, power, and culture. Located outside of Delhi, India, Shiv Nadar University …
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Music Theory Gamification

Whitney Berry, PH.D., discusses her cutting edge approach to music theory gamification – “Theory Survivor.” Connect For Education (C4E): What is your music background and education? Whitney Berry: I have an undergraduate degree in music education, a Master’s degree in music composition and a …
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Extra Credit Strategies & Alternatives

  Turn your extra credit assignments into life long learning experiences  by Tasha Davis, Associate Professor, Austin Community College It’s closing in on the end of the semester. Your days are likely filled with hurried grading and frantic emails and visits from panicked …
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Assignments in the Public Speaking Course

Creating Meaningful Assignments in the Public Speaking Course: Are your students ready for the workplace?  Tasha Davis, Associate Professor, Austin Community College Public Speaking can be a challenging course – for students and instructors. Students aren’t just learning new skills. They are …
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Classroom Politics in College Writing Pedagogy

Considering “Classroom” Politics (Formerly Known as Classroom Community) Denise K. Comer, Associate Professor of the Practice of Writing Studies and Director of First-Year Writing, Duke University One of—if not the—most important features of writing pedagogy: considering classroom politics. Broadly conceived, this involves considering …
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Storytelling and Close Looking

Filling in the the Gaps: Storytelling and Close Looking By Samantha Timm and Chelsea Fesik Have you ever wondered what it might be like to teach a class as an undergraduate? In this post, Samantha Timm and Chelsea Fesik will explore what …
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College Writing Day One

Making the Most of Day One in a College Writing Course Denise K. Comer, Associate Professor of the Practice of Writing Studies and Director of First-Year Writing, Duke University Day One. Think back to your very first day in a class in which …
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Dear Professor

Dear Professor; Teach Me An Open Letter from your Least Favorite Student Sitting in the Back of Your Classroom Yep, I’m that student – the one you mention, even if not by name, to your spouse when you get home at the end …
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