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Awkward confession time: I don't think our subject is vitally important

A snippet from my intro class this semester:

Amy: So! Anyone want to volunteer to say why you’re here? I mean, other than you need a medieval seminar to fill your requirements.

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Higher Education

The FDP vs. The German Nanny State

Gee. Who’s going to win? Aber immerhin (but still).

… Germans have forgotten what it was like not to be free, and as a result, … 138 more words


Digital Natives Prefer Reading In Print!

Michael Rosenwald’s (The Washington Post) recent article entitled, Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading In print. Yes, You Read That Right., explains why most college students still like to read from traditional print books. 189 more words


Comment: have students become customers?

Written by Simon O’Kane

I recall attending a joint meeting hosted by the campus trade unions and Bath SU back in 2012, with then SU President David Howells and the late Marie Morley among the speakers and Des Freedman, co-editor of The Assault on Universities: A Manifesto for Resistance as the keynote. 714 more words

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"Beyond the University" by Michael S. Roth

I took a small 2 day detour from Kant to read this book. It was enlightening and an engaging read, even if I was ultimately a little disappointed. 648 more words


How I use Mobile Technology in the Classroom

If you follow me on Twitter, I may have blown up your feed with dispatches from #LancLearns. Lancaster Learns is a seven-college collaborative conference “to promote quality teaching and learning by building capacity for evidence-based pedagogy and learner-centered instruction through collaboration across the institutions of higher education within Lancaster county.” 959 more words