Supporting Educational Equity

What role could course materials play in supporting more equitable learning environments? We sat down with Ann Shin, Norton’s editorial director for educational publishing, to discuss an ongoing initiative to create inclusive and equity-minded course materials. Ann ShinImage Credit: Justine Knight Photography First off, could you tell us a bit about your role at Norton?…Supporting … Continue reading Supporting Educational Equity

A Story about Becoming a University Teacher

Living by the Proverb ABSTRACT There seems to be a strong link between developing our identities and storytelling. As humans, we strive for coherence, and this coherence is found in stories (Hermans, 2001). This is an experimental paper telling a story about developing a brave, and authentic self as an educator (teacher) in Higher Education … Continue reading A Story about Becoming a University Teacher

Resources and Reflections from “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar”

Excellent post with a lot of great resources to teach composition online. Earlier this afternoon, I was pleased to be on a webinar, “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction” (Archived Video) with Jessie Borgman (Arizona State University), and Casey McArdle (Michigan State University). Hosted by Brett Griffiths, Director of Reading and … Continue reading Resources and Reflections from “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar”

How ERWC Informs My Online Instruction — Teaching Text Rhetorically

In face-to-face, you can think “If it can go wrong, I’ll fix it in class.” Online, “If it can go wrong, well, I’d better make sure it doesn’t.” It has now been two years since I stepped down from the ERWC Steering Committee after chairing it for 15 years. (For those who don’t know ERWC, […]How … Continue reading How ERWC Informs My Online Instruction — Teaching Text Rhetorically