Teaching in the 21st Century

Teaching in the 21st Century : Adapting Writing Pedagogies to the College Curriculum

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The essays in this book argue that the active learning strategies that teachers trained in composition use for their literature courses can be exported to other disciplines to enhance both teacher performance and student learning. The book provides and explains examples of those strategies and illustrates how they have been effectively used in other disciplines.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 707g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138983691
  • 9781138983694

Table of contents

Introduction * Teaching from Within: Meshing Interdisciplinary Learning and Writing Pedagogy in a University Seminar Program, Stephen Tchudi and Richard V. Davies * It came from Aristotle: Rhetoric and the Film Class, Leslie Chilton * Why Lecture? Using Alternate Techniques to Teach College Mathematics, Judith H. Morrel * Experiences with Writing Assignments in Upper Division Computer Science Courses, Jonathan Sorenson * Informing our Values and Sexual Behavior Through the Use of Writing Communities, Kathleen Schmalz * Students Writing the Ghetto into Short Fiction: An Experiment in Teaching (Literary) Analysis, Glenn D. Klopfenstein * Teaching Literature As/Is A Process, Kevin Railey * Roleplaying in the Interdisciplinary Classroom, Barbara Smith * Performing Politics: Poetry in a Writing Classroom, Amitava Kumar * A Pedagogy of Community and Collaboration: A Beginning, Bill Broz * Authority, Collaboration, and Ownership: Sources for Critical Writing and Portfolio Assessment, Hector J. Villa * Interpretive Communities: Making Use of Readings and Misreadings in the Literature Classroom and Elsewhere, Christopher Weaver * Read, Write, and Learn: Improving Literary Instruction Across the Disciplines, Bonnie Hain and Richard Louth * Emerging Meaning: Reading as a Process, Diane Della Croce and Graham Everett * Critical Theory: A Jump Start and Road Map for Student Writers, Alice Robertson * Teaching, Writing, Changes: Disciplines, Genres, and the Errors of Professional Belief, Mike Hill * The Tie That Binds: Toward an Understanding of Meaning in the Composition and Literature Classrooms and Beyond,Patricia Comitini * Blurring Boundaries: Rhetoric in Literature and Other Classrooms, Christopher Schroeder * The ComPosition-ing of Culture and Anarchy, Rob Jacklosky * Case Studies in the Writing Classroom: Theory and Practice, Michael Bernard-Donalsshow more

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