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College education, and who gets it

Scott Jaschik at Inside Higher Ed reports on the study by Rachel B. Rubin on the admissions policy of some of the most selective U.S. colleges. Here’s my take on it. A small caveat here: the study in the report

Picture of a cabinet full of file folders

College education, and who gets it

Scott Jaschik at Inside Higher Ed reports on the study by Rachel B. Rubin on the admissions policy of some of the most selective U.S. colleges. Here’s my take on it. A small caveat here: the study in the report

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Grades and Student Learning

During the Let’s Talk Teaching on March 30, one of the comments during our discussion that stayed with me is this: “Our students are focused just on the grades, and not the learning.” I have been thinking about this on

Image showing a "124.5/150" grade on an exam

Grades and Student Learning

During the Let’s Talk Teaching on March 30, one of the comments during our discussion that stayed with me is this: “Our students are focused just on the grades, and not the learning.” I have been thinking about this on

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Presentation on Enduring Concepts and Transferable Skills

This Friday (March 30, 2012) I co-presented with Terri Fredrick a 1hr 30 min workshop called “Making It Last: Enduring Concepts and Transferable Skills” for our school’s Office of Faculty Development. This is the first workshop I’ve doen for Faculty

Title slide of presentation

Presentation on Enduring Concepts and Transferable Skills

This Friday (March 30, 2012) I co-presented with Terri Fredrick a 1hr 30 min workshop called “Making It Last: Enduring Concepts and Transferable Skills” for our school’s Office of Faculty Development. This is the first workshop I’ve doen for Faculty