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Chekhov Caribbean-Style and Other Adventures in Teaching Literature

– Ellen Foster I spent the 2014/2015 academic year teaching English at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) St. Thomas campus. As a veteran professor assigned a typical load of first-year writing and introductory literature courses, I expected my … Continue reading

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Finding meaning

― Jeanne M. Slattery I am trying to post here once per week but, in addition to classes, I also have meetings, advising, letters to write, fires to put out, and lots and lots of grading. Last week I had … Continue reading

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Watch those faces

― Jeanne M. Slattery I keep coming back to thinking about what makes good teaching and learning. I recently saw Play-in-a-Day: six short plays that were written, rehearsed, and performed in less than 24 hours. This is the 13th year … Continue reading

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