In the past few years, Dr. Ellen C. Carillo, associate professor of English at the University of Connecticut, has emerged as a leading voice on teaching reading within writing studies—a topic that should be of interest to teachers of any discipline involving reading, writing, and critical thinking.
Once as an English major in college, I raised my hand and asked my teacher, “Why are we studying this?” It was not immediately apparent to me how scansion—identifying patterns of […]
In Teaching Transformation: Transcultural Classroom Dialogues, Dr. AnaLouise Keating presents an antiracist pedagogy that is invitational rather than oppositional. Director of the Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies doctoral program at Texas Women’s University, Keating […]
Matthew Kay’s new book Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom is one of the best books on teaching I’ve read. Its topics are crucially […]
Dr. Nancy Chick, co-editor of Teaching & Learning Inquiry, has just edited a new book to introduce folks to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), the movement within higher education […]
I am happy to share that my essay, “The State of Scholarship on Teaching Literature,” recently appeared in one of my favorite journals, Pedagogy. In this post, I want to reiterate a couple […]
I had a most lively and engaging conversation with Stephen Brookfield about The Discussion Book: 50 Great Ways to Get People Talking, his most recent book written with Stephen Preskill. I […]