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PhD Candidate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Molly E. Ubbesen is a dissertator in Rhetoric and Composition with a graduate certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her research interests include composition pedagogy, writing program administration, feminist and queer rhetorics, and disability studies. She currently serves as the English 101 Coordinator and enjoys training and mentoring teachers. Molly also enjoys teaching a variety of composition and rhetoric classes and tutoring at the writing center. Before teaching at the college level, she taught high school English in Milwaukee Public Schools.

Opening up Office Hours

A common complaint of college instructors is how many of their students don’t come to office hours when they are struggling. As instructors, we...

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Student Engagement Articles

Maintaining student engagement can be difficult, especially as we near midterms where students' minds are preoccupied with any number of papers, exams, or presentations....

Ransom Notes

If you're looking for a different type of in-class activity to get students thinking about word choice, you'll find it with this fun but challenging task.
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Four Ways to Enhance Grading

Sometimes grading seems like a mystery to students so helping them understand how we reach our conclusions is a beneficial step in their learning process.