+ african american literature, american literature, caribbean literature, charles chesnutt, ernest hemingway, ernest j gaines, james baldwin, Literature, Mark twain, paul laurence dunbar, pedagogy & american literary studies, tumblr, Uncategorized, william faulkner
Last semester, I had students construct presentations of terms and historical events in my Early American Literature survey course. I have a posts on the assignment itself and on some of the projects that students created. This semester, I am tweaking that assignment in a couple of ways. Rather than having students present on specific terms and presenting during the last week of class, … Read More Collaborative Project for Literature Classroom
+ a darkness at ingarahm's crest, african american literature, american literature, early american literature, ernest j gaines, frank yerby, gillian, karla holloway, of love and dust, Pedagogy, southern literature, the dahomean, tumblr, Uncategorized, whitney plantation
This past year, close to one hundred posts have appeared on Interminable Rambling. With the end of 2016 in our rear-view mirror, I want to take the opportunity to highlight my five favorite posts from last year. You can see my favorite posts from 2015 as well. The posts from 2016 ranged in subject matter from pop culture and music to pedagogical approaches in … Read More My Five Favorite Posts from 2016
+ american literature, andrew jackson, captivity narrative, early american literature, henry david thoreau, mary rowlandson, native american literature, ralph waldo emerson, samson occom, transcendentalism, tumblr, Uncategorized, william apess
Last month, I published “Tumblr, Blogger, and Wikis in the Literature Classroom.” Today, I want to briefly discuss that post then share with you some of the products that students created in my literature survey courses. For the assignment, I gave each group (two students each) a term or historical event. Each group had to have three aspects to their presentation/Tumblr post.
+ african american literature, american literature, angela laflen, caribbean literature, composition, early american literature, gothic literature, irish literature, Literature, louisiana literature, native american literature, Pedagogy, southern literature, tumblr, Uncategorized
Over the past few months, I have posted different pedagogical approaches that I have implemented in the classroom from the elevator pitch in the composition classroom to the use of archival materials in the literature classroom. Today, I want to take the moment and expand upon a couple of projects that I have used in the literature classroom.