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Syllabus by Design: Writing With the Student in Mind

– Ellen Foster Teachers of writing emphasize the importance of audience to their students. But do we teachers pay enough attention to audience when we’re writing our syllabi? Our syllabi, of course, have multiple audiences: our students, our peer evaluators, … Continue reading

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The Courage to Teach

— John Ernissee I retired from Clarion in 2007. Looking back at my 23 years of teaching, I find that I have a persistent sense of regret, a nagging feeling of failure, magnified by the realization that I had, at … Continue reading

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Reflecting on why I teach the way I do

— Naomi Bell O’Neil Growing up on a farm, the world was my classroom. I literally spent my days exploring in the fields and woods, creating all sorts of imaginations that filled my head with dreams and goals. My dad … Continue reading

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