Please be sure and read my latest publication at Inside Higher Ed, “19 More Things I’ve Learned about Teaching Undergraduates (so far),” also known as 19 More Lessons About Teaching. Please sure your thoughts and comments. Thanks!
Colleges and universities are always in various states of growth, transition, and uncertainty. Support from political leaders (and the people they theoretically represent) in the form of either tangible monetary support or positive rhetoric always ebbs and flows. Post-secondary institutions… Read More ›
Society regularly miss-labels academics “radicals in the ivory tower,” especially those who work in the Liberal Arts, as they tend to be very aware of everyday culture and life. This wrath from society targets people, regardless of degrees or jobs, who… Read More ›
With the exception of “presentations” students prepare and present in-class with very little preparation, I have discovered when they hear “presentation,” they automatically think of PowerPoint. Last semester when I told my students in African American History they could not use… Read More ›
The idea for this blog came a few minutes after I posted “Emotional Demands of College” some weeks ago now, and I am just now getting a chance to finish it! As regular readers, my students, and anyone else who knows me… Read More ›
Last week in my First Year Seminar classes, we focused on questions. Together with my student, we discussed the difference between “low-level” and “high-level” questions; the difference between who, what, when, and where questions and the how and why questions;… Read More ›