14 Feb, 2022

Teaching Argumentative Writing in the Age of Trigger Warnings and Safe Spaces

2022-02-16T14:05:51-06:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLIV, No. 3 | February 17, 2022 Teaching Argumentative Writing in the Age of Trigger Warnings and Safe Spaces In 2016, an opinion article in The New York Times entitled “Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, and Free Speech, Too,” was written by Sophie Downes, a then-college student at the University of [...]

8 May, 2019

Reducing Social Distance in the Online Classroom

2019-05-08T21:23:28-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |1 Comment

Volume XLI, No. 17 | May 9, 2019 Reducing Social Distance in the Online Classroom The term “social distance” generally refers to how well a person feels they know other people and how well they are known in return. When social distance is low, students feel engaged and are motivated to participate [...]

24 Apr, 2019

Tweeting Tennyson

2019-04-24T21:36:12-05:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 15 | April 25, 2019 Tweeting Tennyson Teaching British Literature survey classes (or literature in general) at the community college level can be challenging. Because students are dealing with content produced during a bygone era, as well as from a different country and social structure, moving beyond simple plot [...]