Journals

General

 Pedagogy   Published by Duke UP, Pedagogy features a range of articles focused on teaching in English studies, aimed at “reversing the long history of marginalization of teaching and the scholarship produced around it” and offering “a forum for critical reflection and spirited debate.”  Sections in the journal include commentary, articles, “from the classroom,” and reviews.  The Fall 2012 issue includes “The Digital Archive as a Tool for Close Reading in the Undergraduate Literature Course” by Joanne T. Diaz and “Students Creating Canons: Rethinking What (and Who) Constitutes the Canon” by Laura L. Aull.

Teaching English Literature: Literary Periods, Areas and Authors

American Literature

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice TALTP, a peer-reviewed journal, publishes articles “aimed toward instructors of American literature courses in 4-year and 2-year universities and colleges” and seeks to “feature practical articles on best classroom practices, including the use of the Internet and other technology. Articles featuring the use of critical theories in teaching American literature and introducing minor or lost American authors are welcome, as are reviews of new titles that would interest instructors.”  It is an open access journal. Recent articles include “The Wings of the Furies: Teaching Nella Larsen and the American Literary Tradition” by Willie Tolliver and “Picturing Benjamin Franklin in the Classroom: Teaching Early American Literature with Digital Archives” by Megan Walsh.

The Long Eighteenth Century

Featured Journal: ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

Medieval and Renaissance Literature

This Rough Magic is a peer-reviewed, academic, online journal dedicated to the art of  teaching of Medieval and Renaissance literature, first published in 2010. Its aim is to publish “academic, teachable articles,” and in addition to covering familiar works and figures such as Shakespeare and other early modern playwrights, Milton, and Chaucer, it includes a selection of “Short Essays: Teaching Non-Traditional Texts.” These have included the Icelandic Sagas, Thomas Preston’s Cambises, and introducing hagiography into the British Literature survey course, among other topics. The journal also features brief book reviews.  The editor-in-chief, Prof. Michael Boecherer (Suffolk County Community College)  encourages submissions from faculty and graduate students. It is an open access journal with content freely available for educational use.

Journals on Technology and Online Teaching/Distance Learning

JOLT (Journal of Online Teaching and Learning) MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open access, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in online education.

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy  The mission of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy “is to promote open scholarly discourse around critical and creative uses of digital technology in teaching, learning, and research.”