It is worthwhile for us to undertake a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis of the grading system, its underlying purpose and intent, its effects on the classroom, particularly on the professor-student and student-student relationships. Despite having… Read More
Using Technology or Being Used by It?
My intended and proposed learning outcomes for every course can be found on the syllabus. Under that you will see blank space under a heading “Yours?”. Unless communicated to me it is almost impossible for me to know… Read More
Being Present (& Active Presence): Being inside the classroom space does not automatically classify as “being present”. Your presence is “felt” through its overall qualitative impact, through your wakefulness, attentiveness, level of concentration and investment, and significance of… Read More
Please know that I do not intend to raise the ceiling for any of my classes; it is not conducive for discussion which is crucial to the learning goals. I’d recommend that you come to the class or… Read More