Literary Studies and Personal Voice: Exploring Autoethnography as a Research Method in the Graduate English Thesis

https://autoethnographicjourneys.wordpress.com/ One of the ways that literature instructors can actively address states of insecurity with graduate thesis writers is by helping them develop projects that build upon strengths and interests and critically explore connections between personal and cultural experience. As such, this session seeks to expand concepts of literary research by examining the enduring paradigm…

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…

Resisting Definition: The Transitional Space of Dual-Credit College Composition

Resisting Definition: The Transitional Space of Dual-Credit College Composition Mable Paquin Marlen Elliot Harrison Abstract Although Dual-Credit Composition (DCC) courses offered at two and four-year colleges increased by 75% between 2005 and 2016 across the USA, and although DCC is expected to be equivalent to college Composition classes in meeting “Course Quality” and promoting NACEP…