Peer-driven class Archive

  • Local Cultures of Queens

    Description Over the past decade, Professor Jan Ramjerdi and I have developed an alternative mode of teaching Freshman Composition, one that takes seriously and builds upon our students’ existing knowledge, interests, and experiences. Ethnography is the written study of human culture from the insider or […]

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  • Peer Review in the Writing Class: The Beginning of a Real Audience

    Description Peer review is a cornerstone of any writing class I teach. I realize that it’s important for students to receive my feedback—as the more experienced teacher-writer (and the grader of their writing)—and I realize that they want it (and fear it) as they try […]

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  • Teaching Students to Read Like Writers

    Attendees: Alisa Cercone, Leah Anderst, Stephen Tumino, Vartan Messier, Agnieszka Tuszynska, Danny Sexton, Elizabeth Toohey, Melissa Dennihy, Aliza Atik, George Fragopoulos, Tanya Zhelezcheva, Mark Schiebe, Matt Lau, Jean Murley, Joan Dupre, John Talbird, Laurel Harris, Matt Koch, Chris Leary, Jean Darcy, Lucy McNair The meeting […]

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