Dr. Lucia Knoles
Note: The syllabi for several literature courses listed below can best be understood as an ongoing attempt to encourage students to explore the relationship between American literature, history, and culture through the use of web and library resources.
Seminar: Professional Writing and Communications, Spring 2004
19th Century American Literature: The National Debate Over Race, Gender, and Rights
Seminar: Writing & Mass Communications, Spring 2003
Seminar: Darkness and Daylight: City Life in American Literature and Culture, 1880-1930
Survey of American Literature, Spring 2001
Honors Major American Literature, Fall, 2000
Honors Major American Literature, Fall, 1999
19th Century American Literature, Spring, 1998
Autobiography Writing Workshop, Spring 2000
So You Want a Career in Communications?
A Web-Resource for Students in Writing & Communications, developed by the members of the Writing and Communications Capstone Seminar, Spring, 2003.
Starting Points for On-Line Research
Is There a Blog in Your Future? A Workshop for the Society of Professional Communicators, Worcester, MA.
13 Ways of Looking at a Blackboard and 4 and 20 Bloggers (Baked in a Pie)
Nobody Likes a Tourist (And Who Wants to Drive a Tour Bus?)
How I Teach and Why I Teach that Way: A Statement on Teaching with Technology
Factors to Consider when Designing Web-Based Teaching Resources
Presentations on Using Technology to Promote Hands-On Research in the Classroom
"Drowning in a Sea of Grimkes": One Teacher's Adventures in Using the Web and the Library to Immerse Students in Primary Resources
"Save Us from the Mischiefs and Scandals of an Uncultivated Offspring": Teachers and Librarians as Conservators of Culture in the Information Age
Sample Materials for Class Discussions and Assignments
"Contextualizing Frederick Douglass": Resources for a Class Project
The American Conversation on Race: The 1850's to the 1930's
Reading Puritans and A Puritan Portrait
Building a Foundation for Edith Wharton's House of Mirth: Using Web Resources to Create Context in the Classroom
Contextualizing Benjamin Franklin or Mary Rowlandson: Creating Text Pairings
Resources on Specific Topics
Use the Lyceum to Search the Web for Primary and Secondary Resources on American Literature, History, and Culture
Tips on Locating and Selecting Materials for Research Papers
Brochure Design for the Stressed and Computer-Challenged, for Writing and Editing, Spring 2000
A Common Sense Guide to Resume Writing
Search My Sites
Use this search engine to search resources available in the following collections: Dr. Lucia Knoles's course materials; The Lyceum: A Research Archive of American Literature, History, and Life (L. Knoles); The E Pluribus Unum Project: Archiving the 1850's (Knoles and McClymer); and Dr. John McClymer's projects and course materials.