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Reflections on Discussion-Based Classrooms

– Melissa K. Downes When I was being interviewed for my job here at Clarion, one of my soon-to-be colleagues asked me what I would do if no one talked in my classes. I told him I found it difficult … Continue reading

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Dear Avoiding Target Practice

Dear Ms. Scholar, I am committed to social justice and frequently talk about issues of class, race, and gender in my classes. This semester, though, I only have one African American and one international student in class. I often find … Continue reading

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