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Teaching as a Relational Practice

The Chronicle of Higher Education reporting on a survey of 30,000 college graduates, noted that graduates “had double the chances of being engaged in their work and were three times as likely to be thriving in their well-being if they connected with a professor on the campus who stimulated them, cared about them, and encouraged their hopes and dreams.” The article also highlighted both the sceptical responses to the survey as well as the potential value the findings could offer institutions of higher education. 9 more words


Do E-Readers Threaten Learning in the Humanities? - In One Word - NO

Naomi S. Baron in a post at the Chronicle of Higher Education argues that e-reading is the single greatest threat to the humanities.  Well, maybe not the biggest threat, but enough of a menace for Baron to publish a soon to be released book from Oxford University Press extolling the dangers posed by e-readers entitled  582 more words

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Oh, the Humanities! A Reading List Pertaining to the English Major

In college, I rearranged my majors and minors, all in the humanities, for years. I loved everything. Finally, I majored in English. It was fate—second-grade me was constantly in trouble for sneaking books under her desk. 540 more words

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Grokking Nutella Worldview Synergies

My wife is the first person who told me that writing is a way of thinking and therefore also a way of learning. If she’s correct, Microsoft faces trouble ahead, and I’m not referring to just the thousands of employees who are losing their jobs.  59 more words

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Crane-kick that publication, Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

Who doesn’t love a sequel? Summer is a great time for them, isn’t it? (Reminds me… still need to get to How to Train Your Dragon 2… 1,625 more words


The Great, All-American, Academic Screw: Some Musings

It seems everywhere we turn these days, we have to listen to someone or read about someone getting screwed. And it’s never a good screw, or if it is a good screw, that means the person still got shafted. 556 more words


Students In Overseas Health Programs Not Prepared To Treat Patients

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Over the past decade, the number of American students in health fields going abroad has nearly tripled, taking them out of the classroom to clinics and hospitals. 133 more words

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