Wikipedia is certainly a valuable resource, a reservoir of accurate, sophisticated information–revolutionary in almost every way. Wikipedia includes information going far beyond a “regular” encyclopedia. It includes information about important academic articles and thinkers, too, for example. Wikipedia is the… Read More ›
There are so many things that I love about teaching. One being that I have academic freedom to try different things. Today, I discuss my very successful experiment with Final Exams!! Some time ago I read “What kind of noise does your final… Read More ›
Before going to bed this evening, I wanted to make a quick blog about a number of different things on my mind. I have read so many books the past few months that I can’t keep track of all of them!… Read More ›
In addition to the usual one million plus things to do related to teaching, the next two weeks are going to be even busier!
Upon hearing that I am a college professor and frequently teach History, people sometimes respond with conditional and reserved words of enthusiasm. In some way or another, these people inquire as to whether or not I teach History correctly. What… Read More ›
This evening I read and throughly enjoyed Sara Goldrick-Rab’s Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream (2016). Clear writing, scholarly activism and clear passion for simply doing the right thing regarding college costs, and an excellent… Read More ›