Tag: higher education

Using Index Cards in the Classroom

Using Index Cards in the Classroom

I was recently asked to give a short teaching presentation of a teaching technique or tool for our Faculty Teaching and Learning Lunch series here at Linfield. I imagine folks are going to be somewhat surprised that I’m not presenting on something that involves technology; instead, I’m going to talk about my many¬†uses of index …

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Heterarchy and Higher Education

Heterarchy and Higher Education

Someone on Twitter – forgive me, I can’t remember who! – recently mentioned the book The Sense of Dissonance by David Stark¬†at Columbia University. I hadn’t heard of the book and requested it from the library. Just in the first chapter (available on Stark’s book website here), I’m already finding some compelling stuff. The concept …

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“The Branded Professor”

“The Branded Professor”

I recently had the opportunity to provide a guest blog post for the University of Venus, a blog focused on the concerns of Generation X women in higher education. I addressed an issue I’ve written about briefly here before: the increasing use of branding terminology both in the classroom and for academics themselves. I’m crossposting …

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