Month: November 2015

class copies, copyright, and the digital divide

class copies, copyright, and the digital divide

As a teacher who has found herself in the unanticipated position of having to go textless this term, I give a very grateful shout out to David West Brown, whose exceptional text In Other Words: Lessons on Grammar, Code-Switching, and Academic Writing permits teachers to make copies of handouts from the text […]

Who Really Bears the Cost of Hiring Adjuncts?

Who Really Bears the Cost of Hiring Adjuncts?

Opinion piece published in Inside Higher Ed argues that students are compromised when colleges mistreat adjuncts. 

teenage wasteland?

teenage wasteland?

two of my students sat musing with boys and a small cat beneath a tree in front of the building where i teach. they saw me walk past. and they did not come to class. maybe they were getting high. maybe they were high on freedom and […]