Month: February 2018

Resource of the Month

February’s resource*, Encouraging Participation in Face-to-Face Lectures: The Index Card Technique, is found in Communication Teacher. The article, written by Laura Beth Daws, explains a strategy to increase students’ verbal discussion and participation in the classroom. According to its website, the journal, which is a peer-reviewed publication of the National Communication Association, “publishes original scholarship that …

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First Year Faculty Thoughts

Heather Finch, Ph.D. Faculty Fellow, Department of English B.S., English, Tuskegee University M.A., English, Auburn University Ph.D., English, Auburn University When I stepped into the college classroom as an instructor of record for the first time over 10 years ago, I could have never anticipated the needs this career path would meet for me as …

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