From the Director – Dr. Laura Caruth

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Introducing RECURSIVE: SOTL IN PROGRESS – CETL’s Online Journal

Recursive: SoTL in Progress is an electronic journal and blog devoted to publishing the work of faculty engaged with the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Recursive is designed to be a venue for scholarship in all stages of development, from early investigations of possible research studies, pilots of new assignments or teaching techniques prior to gathering data (“scholarly teaching”), to reports on research in progress and final write-ups of completed projects. Here’s some of the latest work featured.

  • Ivan Ilyich and the Sophomore Survey - February 23, 2017
    By Rick Diguette ( Sophomores who enroll in my world literature survey read major works dating from the mid-seventeenth century to the present.  Deciding on which texts to assign, however, is always a daunting task.  Devel [...]
  • Watching before Writing: Integrating Visual and Verbal Literacy in the Composition Classroom - February 22, 2017
    By Charles Fox ( In his essay, “How to Teach Film Adaptations, and Why,” Thomas Leitch argues for restructuring English departments in a way that more accurately reflects our new vision of that which is literary. Whereas in [...]
  • Time for Self-Evaluation: Responding to Student Writing - January 24, 2017
    By Lauren Curtright ( English instructors at all levels of education, as well as the professional organizations that set our pedagogical standards, must take a hard look at our beliefs and practices about responding to students&rsq [...]

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