Robert Joyce: Help students tell their own stories

By Nicole Krueger 12/15/2017

Are term papers dying out? Is the essay becoming obsolete? These questions plague English teachers everywhere as they deplore what video and social media have done to the art of rigorous writing.

But Robert Joyce isn’t one of them.

His students are as likely to write scripts as essays. They’re as familiar with green screens as with narrative structure. And they’re apt to present their research in an animated video rather than a....

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