Latest Poll Tells Us What We Already Knew

But, of course, the latest poll doesn’t tell us how to get decision makers within the higher ed industry to listen to these polls that tell us what we already knew. The poll of which I speak is “Innovation Imperative: Enhancing Higher Education Outcomes,” which polled the general public as well as employers about a rangeContinue reading “Latest Poll Tells Us What We Already Knew”

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How Does Literature Mean?

Latest video lecture about how to read literature… Music by Zoe Keating. If you enjoyed this video, you also may enjoy reading Cassie Falke’s “Love and Reading” in the Fall 2012 issue of Integrite. It starts on p. 12. On June 26th this video was further edited to slow down some text transitions and toContinue reading “How Does Literature Mean?”

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Charismatic Teacher = High Evals, but not High Learning

Inside Higher Ed. has recently reported that a rather interesting study on student learning conducted by a group of psychologists supports what most of us who have been teaching for any length of time already knew all along: student perception of learning and student learning are two different things: The researchers asked two groups of studentsContinue reading “Charismatic Teacher = High Evals, but not High Learning”

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Are Teachers Entertainers?

I’ve been following a discussion on LinkedIn in which one instructor has taken the position that teachers are entertainers because learning should be fun, and another is taking issue with him — he maybe agrees that learning should be fun, but he’s doubtful that teachers are entertainers. I think it wouldn’t hurt to consider how weContinue reading “Are Teachers Entertainers?”

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