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Archive | June, 2014

Common Core and Bradbury’s Fiction

Friday, June 27, 2014

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By Dr. William Overton
Director of Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities at American Public University

There are a wide variety of blogs ripping on Common Core (CC), the effort to standardize across states what students learn throughout the mathematics and English (Language Arts) curricula. The question I pose is “Where do university faculty fit into this picture, especially those of us who are involved with inspiring our students with a love of literature and the humanities?

Professor Roboto

Monday, June 16, 2014

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By Lisa Gerardy
Faculty Member, English at American Public University

Just in case you unfamiliar with the song, let me help you by giving you the link to the Mr. Roboto video. Anyone who works in online education can probably relate to this song and video. When you do most of your communication via a computer screen, it can be easy to feel like a robot.

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