(This area thanks to Bonnie Wheeler.)
are experienced scholars and teachers of Chaucer who are willing to advise
others about teaching and studying Chaucer. Our current MetaMentors are Professor Norman Hinton, Professor Sigmund Eisner, and Professor John McLaughlin, who introduce themselves below. Other experienced scholars are invited to join this staff.
Whom does it serve?
Our goal is to promote good teaching practices on all levels. We begin with the premise that the only bad question is one not asked, and we want to encourage both the new and the regular teacher of Chaucer to feel comfortable asking questions. If a question regularly repeats, we will post it to another part of the Chaucer MetaPage on FAQs. If you are a teacher and want some private advice about teaching Chaucer, contact one of the MetaMentors below.
We are interested
in promoting the study of Chaucer among students who might not otherwise have a chance to study Chaucer in depth. MetaMentors provide distance learning by grouping students into on-line classes (on a listserv), or into groups that focus on one issue for a set period of time, or into individual tutorials. The students' schools (if they are in school) and teachers will be informed that a student is participating in this project. Interested? Contact a MetaMentor below.