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'Reading' Response Week 12: Student Assessment

What is the difference  between grading and assessment anyhow? Is it purely semantics? 309 more words

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What makes a perfect conference?

This weekend I attended the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions in Cardiff, which this year had the theme of narrative. It was, I think, the best conference I have ever attended. 834 more words

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On the benefits of being offline

When I arrived back at my desk yesterday after a week off, my first task was to wade through the approximately 140 emails that had arrived in my absence. 491 more words

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Feds spend $548K for monitoring male engineering students' sexist "microagressions"

From my latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum

It’s a microaggression to joke about women drivers.

The National Science Foundation–that’s our tax dollars, dear reader–is spending $548,459 to videotape male engineering students in their labs  to find out whether they are causing female engineering students to experience “microaggressions,” the…

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McNair Spring 2016 Newsletter 

Hello bloggers,

I made it to the Spring ’16 Ronald E. McNair Newsletter. Here’s a little background about the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program:

The goal of the Cleveland State University TRIO McNair Scholars Program is to prepare talented and eligible undergraduates for doctoral studies through involvement in research, participation in seminars, faculty advising, preparation for the Graduate Record Examination, and engagement in other intensive scholarly activities.

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