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Like this: Like Loading Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Email required Address never made public. Write your own poems. You can do this before or during the unit—or both. Share your process—drafts, failures, and successes—with your students. Teach diverse poets and poems you love.
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All students should be able to see some part of who they are reflected in the poems they read. The types of poems you teach should be diverse, too—and I would argue there should be a bias toward contemporary poems.
This has to be a factor if we want students to appreciate poetry as a relevant genre. Help students identify specific characteristics of poems they like. When you give them the vocabulary for certain techniques—such as slant rhyme, repetition, and consonance—they begin to read poems like poets, rather than examining them as if they were extraterrestrial artifacts. Building on the logic of the medical humanities, I propose an educational humanities to support the relational, emotional, and ethical bases of teaching practice in higher education.
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Discussions of poems, for example, can provide rare spaces for staff to critically reflect on their profession, its demands, and the kind of professional they want to be in this context. Poems are particularly useful because, like real life ethical dilemmas, they are emotionally evocative and open to different interpretations.
We will consider how this approach can be integrated into professional development programmes for academics, particularly for teaching about values. Kathleen will also be presenting a seminar ' What Makes Lectures Interesting? Dr Kathleen M.
She holds a PhD in Education from the Stanford School of Education and has researched teaching and learning in higher education for more than 20 years.