Title

How to Craft Engaging Literature Assignments: A Quick Demonstration

Presenter Information

Ashley Oliphant, Pfeiffer University

Title of Panel or Colloquium

Panel: Encouraging Better Investigation Skills

Abstract

In this presentation, participants will examine two adaptable literature assignments that teach students the skills needed for effective literary investigation and independent critical thinking. The assignments focus on obscure texts with no established critical conversation in order to challenge the students’ tendency to seek the “right” answer instead of trusting their own conclusions.

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Apr 4th, 9:45 AM Apr 4th, 10:45 AM

How to Craft Engaging Literature Assignments: A Quick Demonstration

Room 217

In this presentation, participants will examine two adaptable literature assignments that teach students the skills needed for effective literary investigation and independent critical thinking. The assignments focus on obscure texts with no established critical conversation in order to challenge the students’ tendency to seek the “right” answer instead of trusting their own conclusions.