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Name
Phillip Fox, PhD
Title
Director of English /
Faculty Senate President /
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Program
General Studies
Phone
860-913-2129
Email
PFox@goodwin.edu
Office Location
247 Riverside Drive - 102
Status
Full-Time
Courses Taught
ENG 88, ENG 89, ENG 99, ENG 101, ENG 102, ENG 103, ENG 106, ENG 300, ENG 320.
Bio
My name is Phil Fox, and I look forward to working with you at Goodwin University. I am a life-long resident of Connecticut. I am a veteran instructor at Goodwin University, and I have been teaching English since 2003. As much as I enjoy my time at Goodwin University, I spend time away from work playing the guitar, playing basketball, and woodworking.
Education
Ph.D. Educational Leadership, Touro College International
M.A. English, National University
M.A. Ed Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix
B.A. English, Connecticut College
Honors / Awards
Leonard Eckstein Memorial Award
Coach's Award
Director's Recognition Award
Areas of Interest / Study / Research
Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing in the Disciplines, the American Renaissance
Publications
A Majority of One: A New Historicist Reading of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Circles”

A Study on the Relationship between Instruction Based on Learning Style and Student Achievement in the English Classroom

Discover the Writer in You: A Guide to College Composition
Conference Presentations
2018. Panel proposal accepted. “Teaching Fake News.” New England Modern Language Association Annual Convention. April 12-18.

2017. "Embedded Support: How It Helps and Why It Works." Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence. Eastern Connecticut State University. April 13.

2017. “NearPod in the Classroom.” National Association for Developmental Education. March 1-4.

2016. “Three Essential Questions for Classroom Assessment.” Two-Year College Association -New England. October 13-15.

2016. “The Greatest Reason to Stop Using Learning Styles.” The Teaching Professor Conference. June 3-5

2015. “Improving Classroom Environments for Non-Traditional Students.” The Scholarship of Teaching. May 14-15


Giving Back
ESL tutor for the Hartford Yardgoats.