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What’s in a degree?  In these hard times, it doesn’t seem like too much.  Especially from a job prospect perspective […]

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The Myth of a Worthless Degree, Part 1 | Hour Blog

Stir-fried green peppers, stir-fried shoe-string potatoes, spicy tofu, and sweet and sour eggplant. My lunch.   Since living in China, […]

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Why Applying Sucks, Part 2 | Hour Blog

I loved college.  Many do.  I didn’t love college for the friends or the parties or the stories I have […]

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Why Applying Sucks, Part 1 | Hour Blog

My first English teacher in college hated the idea of timed writing. “Alex, at no point in your entire life […]

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Righting Problems | Hour Blog

It is really an honor for me to write this recommendation for Mr. Alex Detmering, who is my literature and […]

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Qi, Student

It’s my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Alex Detmering for a Away. Once is synthroid online without prescription bars. Past […]

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Shine, Student

Having a good grasp of critical thinking is essential to good writing, and, in this clip, I explain the Rubbing […]

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Alex talks about critical thinking | Lesson Clip

In this clip, I discuss what makes clear writing clear. I teach on this and other basics of composition in […]

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Alex talks about clear writing | Lesson Clip

Here you’ll find my master’s thesis entitled, rather ambitiously I might add, Shakespeare Wrote No Characters.  As readers of Shakespeare, we […]

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MA Thesis | Writing Sample

This is a clip from The History of British Literature course I taught.  Here I focus on understanding the important conceptual differences […]

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Alex talks about Shakespeare and authorship | Lesson Clip