4. Collaborate - Working Groupwork
English Composition Teacher's Guidebook - How to Survive (and Even Thrive) as an Adjunct or Part-time Instructor - Tom Mulder
Tom Mulder [+]
Grand Rapids (Michigan) Community College
Tom Mulder holds an MA in English Language and Literature from Ohio University and an MEd in Educational Leadership from Tarleton State University. He teaches English at Grand Rapids Community College and Writing at Grand Valley State University, both in Michigan. In 2017, he was awarded the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College and the Excellence in Education 2017 Adjunct Faculty award from Grand Rapids Community College, and was a participant in the college’s Great Teachers Seminar. He has been a Fellow and was awarded Teacher Consultant certification at the Lake Michigan Writing Project affiliate of the National Writing Project. Writing the Pandemic is Mulder’s second book in the Frameworks for Writing series, which previously published his English Composition Teacher’s Guidebook: How to Survive (and Even Thrive) as an Adjunct or Part-time Instructor (Equinox, 2020).
Chapter 4. Collaborate – Working Groupwork argues the value of assigning small groups for students’ planning, discussion, peer review, and other class activities, and suggests ways to structure those groups.