Teaching Tuesday: Gamify FYC

Teaching Tuesday: Tanya Sasser blogs on using interactive fiction to gamify teaching first-year composition.


I Give Up! I’m Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class
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And I’m kind of excited about it. Okay. I’m ecstatic.

Teaching Tuesday: Tanya Sasser blogs on using interactive fiction to gamify teaching first-year composition.


I Give Up! I’m Finally Going to Gamify My FYC Class
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And I’m kind of excited about it. Okay. I’m ecstatic.

Website of the Week (WoW) #90: Metaphor in Creative Sign Language Project

Website of the Week (WoW) #90: No need for headphones or speakers–included on this site are performed poems you watch rather than listen to done in British Sign Language. For a poem with an academic slant, check out Donna Williams’s “Duck and Dissertation.”

Metaphor in Creative Sign Language Project
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Website of the Week (WoW) #90: No need for headphones or speakers–included on this site are performed poems you watch rather than listen to done in British Sign Language. For a poem with an academic slant, check out Donna Williams’s “Duck and Dissertation.”

Metaphor in Creative Sign Language Project
www.bristol.ac.uk

NOW BEING INDEXED: MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities

NOW BEING INDEXED: The online series MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities, published by the Modern Humanities Research Association.MHRA Working Papers in the Humanitieswww.mhra.org.uk

NOW BEING INDEXED: The online series MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities, published by the Modern Humanities Research Association.


MHRA Working Papers in the Humanities
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Teaching Tuesday: Sample Chapter

Teaching Tuesday: You can check out the sample chapter on teaching Schindler’s List from this book published by NCTE.


Great Films and How to Teach Them
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Great Films and How to Teach Them

Teaching Tuesday: You can check out the sample chapter on teaching Schindler’s List from this book published by NCTE.


Great Films and How to Teach Them
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Great Films and How to Teach Them

Website of the Week (WoW) #89: Pan-Hispanic Ballad Project

Website of the Week (WoW) #89: This project from the University of Washington indexes ballads from the Spanish-speaking world and scholarship about them.Pan-Hispanic Ballad Projectdepts.washington.edu

Website of the Week (WoW) #89: This project from the University of Washington indexes ballads from the Spanish-speaking world and scholarship about them.

Pan-Hispanic Ballad Project
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Guess who?

Guess who?
If you guessed it’s a self-portrait by Flannery O’Connor, you were right! Here are 19 more by famous–and artistic–authors.


The Fascinating Self-Portraits of 20 Famous Authors
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They say writing is a form of self-expression — but it’s not the only one. And if we had to guess, we’d bet that many of our favorite authors have a little bit more going on in their heads than th…

Guess who?
If you guessed it’s a self-portrait by Flannery O’Connor, you were right! Here are 19 more by famous–and artistic–authors.


The Fascinating Self-Portraits of 20 Famous Authors
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They say writing is a form of self-expression — but it’s not the only one. And if we had to guess, we’d bet that many of our favorite authors have a little bit more going on in their heads than th…

Teaching Tuesday: Business schools using literary classics

Teaching Tuesday: In India, leading business schools are using classics of literature to teach leadership.Literature goes to B-school: IIMs, top institutes using old classics to teach leadership – The Econoeconomictimes.indiatimes.comAt a time reading …

Teaching Tuesday: In India, leading business schools are using classics of literature to teach leadership.


Literature goes to B-school: IIMs, top institutes using old classics to teach leadership – The Econo
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At a time reading old literary masterpieces is a waning practice, several top B-schools, are harking back to old classics to teach leadership.

Website of the Week (WoW) #88: Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley and Frankenstein

Website of the Week (WoW) #88: This site from the New York Public Library explores the connections between Mary Shelley’s time and our own. And includes a bit about her rather well-known husband and their circle of friends.


Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley and Frankenstein
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What makes a monster? What is it like living on the margins of society? Is technology inherently good or bad? These questions guided Mary Shelley 200 years ago as she wrote her classic novel Frankenstein — they remain just as relevant today.

Website of the Week (WoW) #88: This site from the New York Public Library explores the connections between Mary Shelley’s time and our own. And includes a bit about her rather well-known husband and their circle of friends.


Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley and Frankenstein
exhibitions.nypl.org
What makes a monster? What is it like living on the margins of society? Is technology inherently good or bad? These questions guided Mary Shelley 200 years ago as she wrote her classic novel Frankenstein — they remain just as relevant today.

Internet as folklore

Robert Glenn Howard from the University of Wisconsin studies informal use of the Internet from a folklore perspective. Here’s an interview he did with the Library of Congress’s blog “The Signal.”


Born Digital Folklore and the Vernacular Web: An Interview with Robert Glenn Howard | The Signal: Di
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Robert Glenn Howard from the University of Wisconsin studies informal use of the Internet from a folklore perspective. Here’s an interview he did with the Library of Congress’s blog “The Signal.”


Born Digital Folklore and the Vernacular Web: An Interview with Robert Glenn Howard | The Signal: Di
blogs.loc.gov

Teaching Tuesday: A writing class of 90 students

Teaching Tuesday: Ever dream of teaching a writing class of 90 students? Or is that more of a nightmare? Either way, hear from Chris Fosen and Kim Jaxon of CSU, Chico about designing and teaching a jumbo-sized class in this podcast from the National Writing Project.


Not Your Grandmother’s Comp Class
Ever wonder what a writing class of 90 students would look like? Ever wonder why anyone would design such a thing?

Teaching Tuesday: Ever dream of teaching a writing class of 90 students? Or is that more of a nightmare? Either way, hear from Chris Fosen and Kim Jaxon of CSU, Chico about designing and teaching a jumbo-sized class in this podcast from the National Writing Project.


Not Your Grandmother’s Comp Class
Ever wonder what a writing class of 90 students would look like? Ever wonder why anyone would design such a thing?