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Data Musings

As another fall semester begins, I thought I’d toss out two recent items about data.

First, an article in the New York Times describes how students are circumventing universities’ fortress-like approach to data management to get the information they need in ways that are the most useful to them. 58 more words

Chad Raymond

Leave the poop deck unswabbed, matey... just write!

The beginning of the academic year is always a crazybusy time. If you work at a teaching-intensive institution, the start of the year often feels like a time of mournful separation — with the end of summer comes the end of our scholarship productivity for the year. 1,377 more words

Productivity Tips And Resources

Study Suggests College Courses May Be Old School

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - “People buy songs, not albums. They read articles, not newspapers.” So begins a report in The Chronicle of Higher Education… 116 more words

Watch + Listen

Grading Stukel

Recently, in an op-ed in The Chronicle of Higher Education, a professor implored us to exercise our “critical-thinking skills.” As someone who taught those skills as an adjunct for several years, I thought it would be appropriate if I took her up on her offer, critiquing her argument the same way that I might a student in one of my classes. 1,598 more words

Give your students the gift of unplugging!

So, the academic term has just started. How many students have you found texting in your class already? Or checking e-mail, doing social media, or hitting the Candy Crush? 990 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom