In my classes, we tend to laugh a lot. I especially enjoy nice, good laughs. Sometimes my students and I get to laughing so hard that I cannot talk or think for a minute. Laughing is one of countless human emotions,… Read More ›
A lot. Working memory (or short-term memory, using now-dated terminology) last a matter of seconds and can hold 7±2 chunks of information before it is gone forever, unless we make special efforts to transfer that information into long-term memory. But what about all… Read More ›
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.