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Katsuyo Motoyoshi started the topic Tutorial Video “What is the MLA International Bibliography?” is now in Korean in the discussion Bibliographic Instruction Materials Group on MLA Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
The MLA International Bibliography is an online database that covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also…[Read more]
Three faculty members from UMass Boston’s English Department—a team responsible for the department’s M.A. course on the Teaching of Literature and for the training of novice teachers of literature—examine the complex process of reading texts that they teach as if they are encountering them as their students do, for the first time. Accepting the p…[Read more]
Farrah Lehman Den uploaded the file: Engaging Students with the MLA International Bibliography: The Scholarly Conversation Project to MLA International Bibliography Teaching Tools Group on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago
A variation on the Scholarly Conversation Project that asks students to capture the MLA International Bibliography’s indexing metadata in order to perform an initial survey of a scholarly field. Students gather evidence that can be used to draw conclusions about the ways that the “literary conversation” has changed during the last sixty…[Read more]
Angela Ecklund uploaded the file: Presentation on the Online Course and Other Teaching Tools from the MLA International Bibliography to MLA International Bibliography Teaching Tools Group on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago
These are the Powerpoint slides for my presentation on the Teaching Tools, given January 3rd at the MLA Convention 2019 in Chicago.
Objective: Using the MLA International Bibliography, students will develop a presentation that demonstrates their understanding of how scholarship on a single work of literature changes over time.