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What We’re Reading | July 3, 2018

Teaching Double Negatives

Teaching Double Negatives: Disadvantage and Dissent at Community College

Robert Cowan, Acting Assistant Dean for Program Development, Assessment & Review at Hunter College (and longtime friend of ACERT), recently published a book titled, Teaching Double Negatives: Disadvantage and Dissent at Community College. The book asks whether exploring narratives that subvert dominant Western paradigms of progress in classrooms enables students to re-narrate and represent their lives.
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What We’re Reading | January 12, 2017

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Hillary Clinton and beyond

Professor Wendy Hayden's (English) rhetoric course, Hillary Clinton and Beyond, explored rhetoric in the context of the recent election. The course experimented with a crowdsourced syllabus in which Wendy chose the readings for the first four classes of the semester and then turned the syllabus over to the students. By the end of the semester, her course uncovered answers to some of the guiding questions about Clinton and the power of rhetoric.
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