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The journal College Teaching recently featured an article written by Canisius Professor M. Fernanda Astiz, PhD, from the Teacher Education Department.  The article, titled “Storytelling in the Higher Education Classroom: Why It Matters,” highlights the importance of sharing life stories with students in the classroom. 

Storytelling can aid with discussion surrounding pressing issues such as immigration and injustice, among others. Astiz writes that “storytelling is a humanizing practice which, if properly grounded in thought, can guide inquiry and foster critical thinking.” 

Click here to read the article in its entirety.

Submitted by: College Communications