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September 2013

How We Teach Writing (Part 1): What Every Writing Program Should Teach, But Doesn’t

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Last week I wrote a post (“Constructivism, Transmedia Thinking, and Why the Classroom Doesn’t Work”) that explored some of the reasons that I struggle with teaching creative arts within the confines of a structured classroom. This week I wanted to explore a second part to that argument: Constructivist teaching experiences work best when the outcome is applied research aimed at solving a real-world problem.

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