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Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Mary Hayes and Allison Burkette

Abstract

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice consists of commissioned chapters, each of which focuses on an issue relevant to teaching the History of the English Language (HEL) in contemporary colleges and universities. The volume reads as a series of “master classes” taught by experienced instructors who explain the pedagogical challenges that inspired resourceful teaching practices. Although its chapters are authored by seasoned academics, many of whom are preeminent scholars in their individual fields, the book is designed for instructors at any career st ... More

Keywords: History of the English Language, pedagogy, literature and linguistics, multidisciplinarity, English Studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190611040
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190611040.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Hayes, editor
Associate Professor of English and Director of Medieval Studies, University of Mississippi

Allison Burkette, editor
Associate Professor of Linguistics, Graduate Program Director of Linguistics, University of Mississippi

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Mary Hayes and Allison Burkette

Part One Reflections on Teaching the History of the English Language

Part Two The Value of Teaching the History of English: Rethinking Curricula

Chapter 8 English and I

Michael R. Dressman

Part Three Research Paradigms and Pedagogical Practices

Part Four Centuries in a Semester: HEL’s Chronological Conventions

Part Five Including “Englishes” in the History of English

Part Six Using Media and Performance in the History of English Classroom