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Learning to be a Better Writer by Reading for Fun

May 23, 2013

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Following @Longreads on Twitter may seem more frivolous than some of my other teaching-related pursuits, but in truth it may be one of the most academic accounts I follow. The site cultivates long form journalism, and brings to the fore articles that many of us may read in our customary pursuits, or we might miss. Today’s […]

Guest Speakers Add so Much to a Class–Until They Don’t

November 17, 2011

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One of the best parts of being part of a university like Ohio State in a close-knit town like Columbus is the quality and quantity of experienced guest speakers we welcome to our classes. This quarter we have had major newspaper writers and videographers, Pulitzer Prize winners, bloggers, police chiefs, politicians and television news personalities. […]