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A Theme-based Online Curriculum for the Teaching of Science Fiction

By Jean Asselin Abstract This article presents a theme-based curriculum for the teaching SF literature. Sets of 15 stories each, six in all, match the number of weeks in the North American semester system. Selection criteria include theme, awards won or nominated for, and critical recognition. Curricular material is taken from 80 years of published [...]

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References for A Theme-based Online Curriculum for the Teaching of Science Fiction

by Jean Asselin These are the sources referenced in "A Theme-based Online Curriculum for the Teaching of Science Fiction" Adams, J. J. (Ed.). (2008). Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse. San Francisco, CA: Night Shade Books. Adams, J. J. (Ed.). (2009). Federations. Rockville, MD: Prime Books. Adams, J. J. (Ed.). (2011). Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories. [...]

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James Gunn and the Foundations of Academic Science Fiction Criticism References

Gunn, J. (1975a). Alternate Worlds. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall. ---. (1977b). Kampus. New York: Bantam. ---. (March, 1953). “The Philosophy of Science Fiction, Part One” Dynamic Science Fiction. 104-113. ---. (June, 1953). “The Philosophy of Science Fiction, Part Two.” Dynamic Science Fiction. 83-91. ---. (October, 1953). “The Plot-Forms of Science Fiction.” Dynamic Science Fiction. 44-53. ---. [...]

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