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PhD Student at University of Illinois at Chicago

Danielle Bauman-Epstein is a Ph.D. student in English Education at the
University of Illinois at Chicago, and she holds an M.A. in English from
Loyola University Chicago.  Danielle has taught composition and literature
classes at UIC focusing on literacy, social justice, feminism, and British
literature.

Peer Review Forms

These handouts were developed to help students provide productive and specific feedback during peer review. They support students in giving constructive criticism based on specific generic expectations, such as the strength of thesis statements, organization, and use of sources. 

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The Hip-Hop Nation

An argumentative essay that requires students to clearly articulate their position on whether rap and hip-hop have a negative or positive effect on its listeners, if there should be control over the content of songs, and to explore the reasons why people are affected by these genres so strongly.
Quote integration

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.
student engagement

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....