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ERIC Number: EJ1092704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1935-7869
Innovations in Teaching: How Novice Teaching Assistants Include LGBTQ Topics in the Writing Classroom
Jaekel, Kathryn S.
Journal of Effective Teaching, v16 n1 p89-101 2016
This article examines how three novice graduate teaching assistants included lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer topics in their first-year writing classrooms. Findings suggest that inclusion of these topics can be successfully done through attention to identity in the classroom, including current-day events, and structuring classroom activities that support inclusion. Further implications suggest the importance of including graduate teaching assistants in discussions about cutting-edge pedagogical practices in the classroom.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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