The Atlanta Compromise Game

  The Atlanta Compromise, Reacting to the Past “No republic is safe that tolerates a privileged class, or denies to any of its citizens equal rights and equal means to maintain them.” – Frederick Douglass   The year is 1895, you are one of a select few who have have been invited by Booker T. Washington to listen to him […]

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What Games Have to Teach Us About the Literacy of Student-centered Learning

“When people learn to play video games, they are learning a new literacy.” James Paul Gee links the literacy of game play with areas where specific activities take place, what he calls semiotic domains, and he directs us to think of them in terms of content, context, interpretations, affinities, perspectives, and distinct “design grammars” that can manipulate and that we […]

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Iris’ proposed syllabus

Course description: American Literature, American Learning / Part 2 ENGL 8910, Spring 2016, Room 3207 – Professor Cathy Davidson – Danica Savonick – Community of class students Resource: Class Constitution Part 1 of the course focused on foundational texts of American education and cultural history, using a wide variety of readings that put concepts in context. For part 2, we will […]

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