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  • Slowness in Academia: Reflections on Writing and Time

    RaShelle R. Peck
    Slowness in Academia: Reflections on Writing and Time

    It is the beginning of May, and around this time of the semester, I am clawing my way to the end and drawing water from a mostly empty well. And yet, as soon as student grades are in, a pervasive anxiety about summer writing productivity replaces end-of-year exhaustion. I then begin to wonder how I ...

  • Fostering Community in the Classroom with Discord

    Carlo Diego
    Fostering Community in the  Classroom with Discord

    In this post, I will be introducing the potential of using a community-based platform to encourage organic interactions amongst students in a virtual environment. Whether you're teaching online or in-person, I hope to illustrate what tools Discord can bring to your classroom to facilitate and foster an online community. My name is Carlo Diego, and I ...

  • The bell hooks Book Club

    Hollis Glaser
    The bell hooks Book Club

    My colleagues never disappoint. When bell hooks passed last December, I was shocked and mourned with all the many people she influenced.  Soon after, I bought Robin Isserles’ book, “The Costs of Completion: Student Success in Community College,” where she cited bell hooks as a major influence in her work. (Side note—there will be a ...

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