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Letters To Mr. Carter, Jasmin S. Eddy Oct 2015

Letters To Mr. Carter, Jasmin S. Eddy

Student Publications

This final project synthesized discussion and learning from four different books: "To Teach: The Journey in Comics" by W. Ayers and R. Alexander-Tanner, "Musician and Teacher: An Orientation to Music Education" by P. S. Campbell, "Teaching as a Subversive Activity" by N. Postman and C. Weingartner, and "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" by P. Freire. Through a series of letters to a teacher, Mr. Carter, the letter writers demonstrate the important ideas presented in each of the books.


The Trials Of A New Teacher, Diego A. Rocha Oct 2015

The Trials Of A New Teacher, Diego A. Rocha

Student Publications

Tim, a new teacher, faces challenges as he works towards changing the environment in a high school music program.


Pim Pedagogy: Toward A Loosely Unified Model For Teaching And Studying Comics And Graphic Novels, James B. Carter Sep 2015

Pim Pedagogy: Toward A Loosely Unified Model For Teaching And Studying Comics And Graphic Novels, James B. Carter

SANE journal: Sequential Art Narrative in Education

The article debuts and explains "PIM" pedagogy, a construct for teaching comics at the secondary- and post-secondary levels and for deep reading/studying comics. The PIM model for considering comics is actually based in major precepts of education studies, namely constructivist foundations of learning, and loosely unifies constructs inherent therein with other available frames and frameworks for studying comics. As such, the article fills a dire need in the scholarly literature on comics pedagogy and paves a way for those who seek to teach comics courses in the future but who need direction and for those who seek to study ...


Summer Days In The Library, Morika Fields Feb 2015

Summer Days In The Library, Morika Fields

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

This essay explores how the author became the reader and writer that she is today. Memories and stories make up the bulk of Fields' piece, along with some retrospective insights on her educational journey.


Teaching Matters: Essays By Umf Faculty, Linda Britt (Editor), Kathryn A. Foster, Kristen Case, Andrew M. Barton, Paul J. Gies, Beth Hatcher, Katrazyna Randall, Nathaniel Teal Minton, C. S. O'Brien, Daniel P. Gunn, Steven Pane, Grace Eason, Nicole Coffey Kellett, Michael Molinsky, Johnathan Cohen, Steven W. Quackenbush, Lance Neeper, Theresa Overall, Grace J. Ward Jan 2015

Teaching Matters: Essays By Umf Faculty, Linda Britt (Editor), Kathryn A. Foster, Kristen Case, Andrew M. Barton, Paul J. Gies, Beth Hatcher, Katrazyna Randall, Nathaniel Teal Minton, C. S. O'Brien, Daniel P. Gunn, Steven Pane, Grace Eason, Nicole Coffey Kellett, Michael Molinsky, Johnathan Cohen, Steven W. Quackenbush, Lance Neeper, Theresa Overall, Grace J. Ward

Faculty and Staff Books

Essays by faculty at the University of Maine at Farmington.