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Q&A with @DaveCormier for @JPDUoB

I am conducting an interview with Dave Cormier for the Journal of Pedagogic Development , an open access journal on whose editorial board I currently serve. 267 more words


Feasting on Poetry: Lessons Learned on Reading, from C.S. Lewis’s The Last Battle

Today, readers, we are very pleased to bring you a special guest post by Megan Von Bergen. Professor Von Bergen brings up some very interesting issues about teaching students how to read poetically. 1,350 more words


What Hogwarts has to teach us about Online Education

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry has recently launched itself online. You can enroll at the legendary school, join a house, buy your textbooks online at Flourish and Blotts with money placed in your vault at Gringotts Bank and enroll in courses such as Defence Against the Dark Arts or The History Of Magic. 350 more words


Prof Supriya Chaudhuri

Prof Supriya Chaudhuri

Interviewed by Arunava Banerjee

I passed the Higher Secondary examination in 1969 and was enrolled in the first year at Presidency College in the same year. 3,589 more words


What is truth?

Interestingly I started another blog for my certificate II that I’m trying to complete. After missing the point of the exercise several times I finally got there. 335 more words

Scaffolding Assignments Relevant to Timed Art History Essays.



This quarter, my schedule happily accommodates courses at the University of Washington’s Center for Teaching and Learning (an incredible resource full of knowledgeable people that I sheepishly admit to never having heard of prior to this year). 1,173 more words


That’s a word I hear a lot. Retention.  Retaining students.  Keeping them within the bounds of the institution once they sign the dotted line.

I’m amazed at how much of an issue Retention becomes when at its core, it should be unnecessary in most cases. 538 more words