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Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy | Moira Weigel

Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy | Moira Weigel | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
The long read: For 25 years, invoking this vague and ever-shifting nemesis has been a favourite tactic of the right – and Donald Trump’s victory is its greatest triumph
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Guides to Teaching Writing

Guides to Teaching Writing | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
The Harvard Writing Project publishes resource guides for faculty and teaching fellows that help them integrate writing into their courses more effectively—for example, by providing ideas about effective assignment design and strategies for responding to student writing.
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Free Class Schedule Maker Online

Free Class Schedule Maker Online | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Create a printable class schedule for your school or college in minutes with this
free, online class schedule builder!
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Why Our Academic Solutions Fail - Part II: Dispelling Ayanna's Faulty Disposition - The LearnWell Projects

As a high school student, Ayanna had excelled in an advanced placement program at a reputable private academy. She said high school had come easy to her. College hadn’t started out so trouble-free, however. Ayanna’s chemistry course had become her most pressing concern; she’d “bombed” her first two tests, which was particularly unsettling because this was the area in which ... Read More
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Finding and Applying for Scholarships

Finding and Applying for Scholarships | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Scholarships can help pay for college or career school, and don’t have to be repaid. Find scholarships using Federal Student Aid’s free scholarship search tool.
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Ten-Step Program for Adjusting to President-Elect Trump

Ten-Step Program for Adjusting to President-Elect Trump | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Here are some practical considerations to help cope.
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How Sociopathic Capitalism Came to Rule the World

How Sociopathic Capitalism Came to Rule the World | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Corporate executives haven't always believed that transactions must have winners and losers. But that’s not Donald J. Trump’s view.
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What To Listen For While Sketchnoting

Verbal To Visual Video Episode #55: http://www.verbaltovisual.com/what-to-listen-for-while-sketchnoting ** Courses ** An Introduction to Visual Note-Taking
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Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn?

Is Your Lesson a Grecian Urn? | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Far too many students are doing projects that look creative but offer almost no opportunity for real learning. Time for the Grecian Urns to go.
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Talking About Plagiarism

Talking About Plagiarism A Syllabus Strategy for Talking About Plagiarism with Students After reading Robert Harris's book, Th
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When Typists Were Feared as 'Love Pirates'

When Typists Were Feared as 'Love Pirates' | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
At the turn of the century, some women sued stenographers for seducing their husbands. An Object Lesson
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Kesha, Interrupted

Kesha, Interrupted | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Four years ago, she was a global superstar. Then a contract dispute — and her rape claim against her producer — sent her career into the wilderness.
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Literacy = Power | Universe as Text

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Uses Rodriguez, Gee, Delpit, and one other to explain why literacy matters
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WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship - Promoting the Exchange of Voices and Ideas in the One-to-One Teaching of Writing

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If Animals Have Rights, Should Robots?

If Animals Have Rights, Should Robots? | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
We can think of ourselves as an animal’s peer—or its protector. What will robots decide about us?
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Why Our Academic Solutions Fail: How to Help Students at the Source of Their Problems - The LearnWell Projects

The education community consists of the some of the most highly trained people in the world. So why are we educators so inept at improving student academic performance? I believe the difficulty stems from an inability to distinguish between symptoms and causes. Educators need to hone in on the origins of learners’ academic woes. To do so requires that instructors ... Read More
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WHY OUR ACADEMIC SOLUTIONS FAIL – PART III: Correcting Marcus’s Faulty Conceptions - The LearnWell Projects

Freshman Success Why students fail Academic Success College grades first year student study strategies metacognition student learning higher education tests
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What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class

The reasons for Trump’s win are obvious, if you know where to look.
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It was the Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump | Naomi Klein

It was the Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism that won it for Trump | Naomi Klein | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
People have lost their sense of security, status and even identity. Trump’s victory is the scream of an America desperate for radical change
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Sketchnoting For College Students

Verbal To Visual Video Episode #78: http://www.verbaltovisual.com/sketchnoting-for-college-students ** Courses ** An Introduction to Visual Note-Taking
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How to Get Students to Slow Down and Think

How to Get Students to Slow Down and Think | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
Are today's students impatient to solve problems without enough thought? Curtis Chandler says "brain stretchers" can get them to slow down and think critically.
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Fostering critical response to complex experience

Fostering critical response to complex experience | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
During the CAPACOA conference in Toronto, I attended a fantastic workshop on the ‘Critical Response Protocol’ — a process developed to encourage reflection, connection, and inclus…
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How Do the Wolves and Grizzlies Stack Up in the West?

How Do the Wolves and Grizzlies Stack Up in the West? | Cultural Criticism | Scoop.it
The Wolves face a team they probably will need to surpass if they want to make the playoffs twice in their first three games.
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