The Chronicle of Higher Education showcases “Five Teaching Tips from How Humans Learn,” Joshua Eyler’s new book in our series Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. The book also makes the 2018 notable list from the Chicago Tribune, and is featured (for a third time!) in Inside Higher Ed, which calls it “a wonderful tool for reflection on one’s own teaching practice.” Eyler is interviewed on Houston’s NPR station, as well as the New Books Network and Teaching in Higher Ed podcasts.
In other news from our higher education program, Inside Higher Ed interviews Thomas Tobin and Kirsten Behling about their book Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone, and the journal Reflective Teaching calls Natasha Haugnes, Hoag Holmgren, and Martin Springborg’s Meaningful Grading “an important read for all faculty.”
Natalie Sypolt’s The Sound of Holding Your Breath is included among “Five Stellar Debut Story Collections” in Foreword Reviews. Read an interview with Sypolt on Leslie Pietrzyk’s Work-in-Progress blog.
On BackStory radio, Ed Ayers, recipient of the National Humanities Medal, recommends our book Marked, Unmarked, Remembered as a holiday gift. “Right where we’re standing now, something else happened. This book helps us see that in a way that no other book I’ve read has.”
Candace Nelson, author of The West Virginia Pepperoni Roll, is described as “the state’s pepperoni roll expert” and interviewed on CBS This Morning. You can watch the segment and read an accompanying online feature (including a link to our book) here.
Laura Leigh Morris reads from her collection Jaws of Life in the Inside Appalachia feature “Who’s Telling Appalachia’s Story?” Her book is reviewed in the Colorado Review, which calls it “a timely and important read bringing us closer to what it means to live in rural America.”
In the first published review of The Politics of Lists, the journal Historical Geography praises James Tyner’s work as “provocative and compelling.”