Part One: Imagining New Worlds When teaching speculative fiction in the high school or undergrad classroom, it can be difficult to get students to “transfer” the experiences of fictional characters off the page and into the real-world contexts of their own lived experiences—especially with a novel as complex as China Mieville’s The City & The … Continue reading NCTE 2016: Teaching Speculative Fiction
Course syllabus for this fall's ENG 110: College Writing I
Sharing my syllabus for this fall's ENG 341: Adolescent Literature course
Info and handouts from my presentation ("'Literature as Equipment for Living': Teaching the Texts of the 2010s") at this past weekend's ALA conference.
For anyone interested, some brief info and a link to the course syllabus for the class I'll be teaching at TCU in the spring of 2014: "The #epicfail as Argument."
3-for-3, Episode 2.4: Why Do Teachers Quit?; E-mails From the "Atlas Shrugged Guy"; Joyce Carol Oates vs. Robert Frost