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PhD Student at University of Illinois at Chicago 

Courtney Sloey is a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, studying English with an emphasis in Rhetoric. Courtney has enjoyed a variety of teaching positions, working as a the teaching assistant for college courses in Rhetoric, Writing, and Composition while also taking up roles at the high school level in the subject areas of Grammar and Composition and Rhetoric and Style. Her research interests include the rhetoric of disaster and the response that language can and cannot supply to instances of extreme pain or trauma in addition to the study of political rhetoric and communication.
 

Lesson Plan: The Perks of the Quote Integration

The ability to properly quote integrate shows readers that you fully understand the quote and you want them to understand and appreciate it as well.

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Creating Usable Syllabi

We're all familiar with the frustrations that come from students not reading the syllabus. But I've come to realize the problem isn't one of whether or not the syllabus is read, but one of if and how it's used.
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Five Revision Activities

Five revision activities you can use either inside or outside the classroom to show the importance and effects of revision. 
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Advice: Revamping Office Hours

Are your office hours dragging? Do they feel like a waste of time? Or maybe they're just lagging this semester? Take a look at...