Marlen Re-designs Diversity in Education Course

In autumn, 2016, Marlen re-designed Tiffin University’s “Diversity in Education” course. Marlen had previously taught the course in summer, 2016, as part of Tiffin’s online M.Ed. program. Acting as a subject matter expert, Marlen selected Banks & Banks’ Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives as the new course text, for example, and expanded the units on Multilingual and…

English 121 Syllabus

  Humanities Literature: THE HERO’S ADVENTURE “A hero ventures forth from the world of the common day into a region of supernatural wonder. Fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: The hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man” (1949, p. 30)….

LGBT Studies, an undergraduate course

    LGBT 200: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies Created by: Marlen Harrison and Phillip Schnarrs in consultation with Dr. Robert Heasley, Dr. Valerie Gunter, Jimmy Alunni, and Coby Brubaker

Language Assessment, a graduate course

Language Assessment This course introduces learners to the history, methods, innovations, and current debates about assessment of language in all its forms. We’ll survey various assessment instruments, critically approach current perspectives on assessment, and examine the resulting ramifications for both learners and instructors. Though our scope will be wide, we’ll largely focus on the teaching,…

Warriors and Witches: Understanding Archetypes and the Monomyth for Therapeutic Purposes

Warriors and Witches: Understanding Archetypes and the Monomyth for Therapeutic Purposes Description: This 60-80 minute workshop will introduce students to the Campbellian monomyth and universal archetypes of human behavior in order to support a deeper understanding of applied expressive arts in health and therapeutic settings. Students will complete a number of brief online readings and…