Recent Submissions

  • Moving Beyond the Transmission of Feedback: Strategies to Engage Students 

    Squires, Maureen (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Feedback is an essential element of formative assessment. For students to grow, deepen their thinking, and improve their writing, they must understand and apply instructor comments. Moreover, students must be active ...
  • Caring and Control: The Importance of Detachment 

    MacLeod, Douglas C. Jr (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Should we be finding ways to detach ourselves from our students, when they so clearly need guidance and direction? Should we be placing ourselves at a distance when students are so desperately trying to find someone to ...
  • Welcome to the Inaugural Issue 

    Kasper, Becky (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
  • Pinterest in the Writing Classroom: How Digital Curation and Collaboration Promotes Critical Thinking 

    Castro-Lewandowski, Athena (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Often reworking existing digital materials, twenty-first century writers are increasingly collaborative and multimodal composers. This article explores how teachers of Freshman Year Composition can use the image based ...