least for students, as it should be, but still the real world.
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[Note: this semester I’m teaching a Survey of World Literature class to Nursing students. I designed the class with a Medical Humanities focus. This blog post is a modified version of an announcement I posted to the class about the importance of this class to their degrees.] Big picture: college degrees can very generally beContinue reading “Literary Studies and Professional Studies”
Yes, it’s true: US students who have a conversational knowledge of German have been invited to attend German universities for free. I would like to encourage all US students to take them up on this offer. Germany has some of the best universities in the world, and being centrally located in Europe, any student attendingContinue reading “Germany Opens Up Free College to US Students”
There’s a recent interesting study out of UC Berkeley evaluating the validity of student course evaluations in measuring teaching effectiveness. The results are similar to the results of the many other studies conducted in the past: student course evaluations are not reliable indicators of teacher effectiveness: Student ratings of teaching have been used, studied, andContinue reading “Evaluating Course Evaluations”