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How are grades motivating students?

If you know me, you’ve probably heard my rant about grading and learning.  One doesn’t necessarily beget the other.  I recently signed up for the Chronicle’s new Teaching Newsletter and was pleased to see that today’s edition has a piece about … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To New Liberal Arts College Students: What You Should Know On Day #1

Adam Weinberg, president of Denison University wrote an open letter to students starting their liberal arts education.  It’s good advice to take advantage of the unique opportunities available in the liberal arts. Dear Class of 2020: On your first day … Continue reading

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Good Read: The Vanishing Big Thinker ~ by Alan Wolfe

An interesting commentary on prioritizing development of specialized expertise over education available to all. Even in four-year colleges that emphasize undergraduate education, new appointments are going to top graduates from a mere handful of prestigious doctoral programs that emphasize research and … Continue reading

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