English Teaching: Practice & Critique: Volume 17 Issue 2


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(Re)conceptualizing digital literacies before and after the election of Trump

Mark A. Sulzer

As part of a larger global phenomenon, the election of Donald Trump in the USA represents a crucial moment for the (re)conceptualization of digital literacies. The purpose of this…

“I’m not in the truth business”: the politics of climate change with pre-service teachers

James S. Damico, Alexandra Panos, Mark Baildon

This study was designed to be an agonistic encounter between two pre-service teachers from different academic disciplines and with opposing climate change beliefs. The purpose of…

Navigating discourses in academia: challenging the status quo

Heidi Regina Bacon, Lavern Georgia Byfield

This paper aims to discuss the seepage of current national discourses into the fabric of university classrooms. The authors describe their experiences navigating politics and…

Our students are watching: navigating heightened polarization during class discussion

Judson Laughter, Alexis Huddleston, Molly Shipman, Hannah Victory

The purpose of this paper is to provide teachers with research and methodological findings for planning, facilitating and assessing classroom discussions around difficult…

English education as democratic armor: Responding programmatically to our political work

Lauren Gatti, Jessica Masterson, Robert Brooke, Rachael W. Shah, Sarah Thomas

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the ways in which attention to programmatic vision and coherence – rather than foci on individual courses – might advance the work of…

Scaffolding multimodality: writing process, collaboration and digital tools

Emily Howell

This study was conducted in ninth- and tenth-grade classrooms with the goal of studying effective scaffolding for improving argumentative writing, both conventional and…

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