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3 Approaches to Teaching McCarthy’s The Road

A while back, I blogged about teaching genre and convention in an introductory literature course geared towards the non-major. As I mentioned, I like using the post-apocalyptic narrative to teach genre and convention because students are familiar with this kind

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Blogging My Research: Problem-Based Learning Across the Disciplines

A few weeks ago, I announced that I’m blogging my research to prepare for conference presentations during my first year as an Assistant Professor. My first post in the series focused on the origin and benefits of problem-based learning (PBL)

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Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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