The Joy of Teaching the Research Paper, Part 4

Granting Extensions There will always be at least one student who asks for an extension. He or she will explain: I couldn't figure out MS Word; I had to visit dad in jail; my car broke down; grandma caught the AIDS; someone lit my house on fire; my girlfriend, boyfriend, internet spouse, polyamorous partnership cell… Continue reading The Joy of Teaching the Research Paper, Part 4

The Joy of Teaching the Research Paper, Part 3

A Fateful and Lonesome Journey to the Dark Heart of the American Library After working with the students on developing personally relevant topics, you'll have helped them sharpen those topics into specific areas of research. Then, on a cold day sometime in early October, you'll all shuffle over to the campus library. You will have… Continue reading The Joy of Teaching the Research Paper, Part 3