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Reading in Community
This is my fourth year teaching our first-year seminar course. The course provides a context for reading, writing, thinking, and discussing. "These are four sides of the same coin, and cannot be learned independent of one another," I always say to my (More)
Complexity as the Answer
The scope of this project is daunting. Part of this stems from a difficulty to define just exactly what we will consider. Innovation and learning are very vague topics. Are we thinking on administrative efficiencies or pedagogical possibilities? Will (More)
Liberal Learning's "Inutility"?
One critique of higher education goes something like this. Students enroll at a college, investing exorbitant financial and personal resources during their prime of life, and are still unemployable four years later. More could be said about why this (More)