Category: memo


Reflections on the End of the Semester

The end of each academic year brings fatigue, a one or two week break, then a return to the classroom for the summer session. This has been my schedule for a large part of my academic career, mainly out of necessity. I’ve written about the struggles and problems with contingent faculty before, and I do not want to dredge up that discussion here. Rather, … Read More Reflections on the End of the Semester


Memos in the Literature Classroom

For my literature courses this semester, I am tweaking a previous assignment and starting a new practice that will hopefully assist students in learning the material throughout the semester. Today, I want to briefly cover the ways I plan to change my discussion board and my incorporation of post-class memos after each class.