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Abstract

This book review presents the basic premise of the book, which is use of poetry to teach undergraduate courses. The author of the review shares her own experiences with using poetry to teach college courses and highlights the beginning chapters. The editors of the book, Frank Jacobs, Shannon Kincaid and Amy. E. Traver, and other authors share their experiences from a workshop on the use of poetry in college. Empirical and anecdotal examples do well to underscore the need for more arts-based education and particularly poetry in teaching college courses.

Keywords

Poetry, Poetic Inquiry, Poetry and College Courses, Creative Pedagogy

Author Bio(s)

Dr. Rama Cousik is an Associate Professor in Special Education. Rama received her Ph.D. from Indiana University Bloomington in 2011. Rama is a qualitative researcher and her publications showcase use of poetic inquiry and cultural interpretations of disability. Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: cousikr@pfw.edu.

Publication Date

2-2-2019

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