Class discussions provide amazing opportunities for students and professors to learn. Creating conditions for productive class discussions is sometimes difficult. This Fall 2015 semester I am going to try using the roles that follow to facilitate more productive conversations. The… Read More ›
How can we help students read and analyze scholarly works, successfully?
“Students” or “Citizens” of Colleges and Universities (Working Thoughts): – Hidden Power of Words Series, #17
In a continuation of the hidden power of words series, AJP suggests that we think about “students” as “citizens” of academic communities.
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In this post, Andrew Joseph Pegoda writes an open letter sharing two important pieces of advice with college students.
A Case Study Looking at the Rhetoric of Journalism Bias: Structure, Photography, Voice, and Events at the University of Oklahoma
They say good journalism is free from (overt, excessive) biases. Such standards are impossible, without even considering the personal interests of a writer. The rhetoric of an article, even when seemingly balanced, helps speak to the “true” agendas–conscious or unconscious–of… Read More ›
Having at least some low-stakes (or no-stakes) assignments in college courses is touted by advocates of student success and practitioners of andragogy as essential for creating safe and productive learning environments for students. The theory goes that students are more likely… Read More ›
On Tuesday, January 11, 2005, at 8:00 am, I had my first class as a freshmen college student. I had just graduated from high school (home/self-schooled) on Friday, December 10, 2004. I had no clue what to expect. I remember… Read More ›