Worth Sharing: Students aren’t learning enough – a brewing crisis in higher education

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Too many graduates are not prepared to think critically and creatively, speak and write cogently, solve problems, comprehend complex issues, […]

Worth Sharing: Why Playfulness Is the Key to Success in the 21st-Century

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes THIS is why my version of “gamification” is so important. The Most Important Skill of Today? Source: Why Playfulness Is […]

IS it What Straight-A Students Get Wrong, or is it what WE get wrong?

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute It’s not the students’ fault. Not making marks random, and reducing the risks of failure are what gives students more […]

Worth Sharing: “Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute I am glad to see more evidence against this notion. It’s almost always a good idea to provide learning material […]

Worth Sharing: Turn Your Classroom Irritation Into Compassion

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minute It’s all too easy to be annoyed by students’ questions, until you realize their confusion might be your fault. Source: […]

YAY! Open Access ~~NOT~~

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes So, I’ve been an editor for a pay to publish journal. It actually wasn’t clear to me that they WERE […]

The Club Theory of Teaching and Learning

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minuteOr – How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blue Rule I have a colleague (thanks Patrick) who has […]

If you are a teacher, especially in Higher Ed, THIS IS IMPORTANT.

Approximate Reading Time: 5 minutesI’m not going to add anything to this post, as it deserves to stand on its own. I’ll comment in another […]

It’s all a matter of point of view… (the 2018 version)

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minuteI first posted this note back in 2009. It’s time for a new edition … for a computer scientist, everything is […]

My 2¢ – Is It Ethical for Nutrition Scientists to Accept Industry Money?

Approximate Reading Time: 1 minuteSource: Is It Ethical for Nutrition Scientists to Accept Industry Money? Grant money should be blinded – ALL of it. Those […]

Contract Grading? Really?!

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutesI’ve known about the concept of contract grading for some time, but have never really seriously considered it. Then I saw […]

Worth Sharing: Mieke Bal: Let’s Abolish the Peer-Review System – Media Theory

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutesEXCELLENT article. I have experienced many of these issues myself. As an adjunct and sessional instructor, I am treated as “less […]

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