I’ve long been an early technology adapter. I started building webpages/websites in the 90s, used turnitin.com not just for plagiarism checking but for providing rich feedback on student papers in the very early 2000s, and around that time had students write live blogs on a course website as part of their writing requirements. I didn’tContinue reading “AI in the Classroom”
Category Archives: Higher Education
Reflections on Twenty Years of College Teaching, Part 2: Pedagogy
The most important question you can answer for your students, not just after the fact, but from the beginning, is why?
Reflections on 20 Years of College Teaching
least for students, as it should be, but still the real world.
How I Learned to Love Bad Student Papers
I read once that J.R.R. Tolkien came up with the idea for The Hobbit while grading student exams. Bent over a desk, grinding away scoring exam book after exam book, he finally came across one with a blank page at the back. He was so relieved by that short break from grading that he wrote on theContinue reading “How I Learned to Love Bad Student Papers”
Writing for College and Beyond Book Site Up
Bright Futures Publishing is providing marketing and administrative support for the new first-year writing textbook Writing for College and Beyond (Lulu Press, 2019). Contact Bright Futures Publishing for desk or review copies, and check out the book webpages for more information, including links to ordering information, the table of contents, the book flyer, testimonials, and aContinue reading “Writing for College and Beyond Book Site Up”