Inspired by the recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education “What’s Your Teaching Philosophy?” I decided to update my own, knowing that a teaching philosophy (1) reflects what I value in my discipline, (2) allows me to reconnect with my own truths, and (3) provides criteria and standards to judge the quality of my teaching. 225 more words
Tags » Chronicle Of Higher Education
Among my academic colleagues in the USA, I hear a refrain of grousing about so-called millennial students who, it is averred, perceive themselves as entitled to good grades, exceptions to rules such as number of absences, timeliness, and response to communication, and other “special treatment.” The general criticism goes along the lines of Kenrick Thompson’s letter to the editors of the… 695 more words
CU students who took our summer course on redesigning higher education will remember reading Jeff Selingo’s book College (Un)bound. In this article Selingo explains what higher education institutions need to do to save themselves from being “Netflixed” and going the way of Blockbuster. Read the article.