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A Classroom's Evolution, Brooke E. Maskin Oct 2016

A Classroom's Evolution, Brooke E. Maskin

Student Publications

Based on the four texts that we read in Social Foundations of Music Education, I took some of the main points and concepts from each of these books and incorporated them into an original poetic monologue. The main question I was trying to answer was: How should teachers as transformative intellectuals navigate through the current educational system in the age of accountability to pursue equity among, in, and through education? Teachers must work to completely defy the stereotypical boundaries of education and inspire students to become investigators in the world, both in and out of the classroom.


Imaginary Subjects: Fiction-Writing Instruction In America, 1826 - 1897, Paul Collins Feb 2016

Imaginary Subjects: Fiction-Writing Instruction In America, 1826 - 1897, Paul Collins

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Imaginary Subjects: Fiction Writing Instruction in America, 1826-1897 is a study of the confluence of commercial, educational, and aesthetic developments behind the rise of instruction in fiction-writing. Part I ("The Predicament of Fiction-Writing") traces fiction-writing instruction from its absence in Enlightenment-era rhetoric textbooks to its modest beginnings in magazine essays by Poe and Marryat, and in mid-century advice literature. Part II ("Fiction-Writing in the Classroom") notes the rise of fiction exercise from early Romantic-era primers upwards into mid-centuryhigh-school level textbooks, and from there into Harvard composition exercises; this coincided with an increasing emphasis by author advocacy groups on writing as ...


Teaching Matters, Volume 2: Essays By The Faculty And Staff At The University Of Maine At Farmington, Linda Britt (Editor), Kathryn A. Foster, Bryce Cundick, Jennifer Reid, Steven W. Quackenbush, Karol K. Maybury, Shana Youngdahl, Misty Krueger, Angela Carter, Scott Erb, Stan Spelecki, Johanna Prince, Pete St. John, Joel King, Alison Thayer Jan 2016

Teaching Matters, Volume 2: Essays By The Faculty And Staff At The University Of Maine At Farmington, Linda Britt (Editor), Kathryn A. Foster, Bryce Cundick, Jennifer Reid, Steven W. Quackenbush, Karol K. Maybury, Shana Youngdahl, Misty Krueger, Angela Carter, Scott Erb, Stan Spelecki, Johanna Prince, Pete St. John, Joel King, Alison Thayer

Faculty and Staff Books

Essays by the faculty and staff at the University of Maine at Farmington.