Some professors and critics of change denounce various e-readers as the enemy. In what I would deem a misguided, ill-informed move, some syllabi will “prohibit” students from reading books for said classes on a Kindle, iPad, or similar device. Discussions… Read More ›
Thoughts, suggestions, and resources for teaching (and learning).
The following outlines various techniques I use when teaching to enhance or change discussion-based activities. I’ll update it as necessary. I’ve had a number of students say they enjoy my classes in part because they never know what we’ll be… Read More ›
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Congratulations to my grandson, Dr. Andrew Joseph Pegoda on reaching 400,000 hits on his blog, Without Ritual, Autonomous Negotiations. If you have not checked out this important, scholarly blog, treat yourself and do so. Basically, you can…
Politicians, preachers, and pupils sometimes make statements we deem lies. From the perspective of psychology and rhetoric, however, “lies” do not necessarily exist. Everything uttered speaks to manifestations of hopes and fears. For example, sometimes fellow professors complain when students… Read More ›
Earlier today I was writing a letter of recommendation for a student. Through the process of describing their academic abilities and experiences, it finally occurred to me that all-too-often how we talk about academic success–for students with any type of… Read More ›