Ruminations: CrowdFunding, Student Book-writing, and Grant-writing

  I had a few “extra minutes” at work today for reflection. I’m awaiting (dis)approval of seeking Crowdfunding financial support to expand my students’ capabilities to self publish […]

Shared Reflections With a Graduating Senior

What has kept me here almost forty years is not the buildings but the traditions, the faculty, staff, administrative, and trustee friendships–and the students. I asked one […]

Journaling as a Daily Writing Activity

While cleaning the office today I came across my journal notes from when I still was a graduate student at Ohio State.  I had just returned […]

Psychology 205 Resources: Quizlet, StarQuiz, Research Randomizer, and SPSS.

I have come to believe that a syllabus should be a dynamic learning tool. To that end on the first day of class I randomly […]

The Zeigarnik Effect Revisited—and Preliminary Questions about Brain Fitness Training Programs

So much unfinished business. I see that I have 83 drafts of unfinished blog posts. Some of that writing looks like the ideas are still worth developing. […]

Ruminations on Gratitude: Saying, Giving, and Living Thanks

Our recent Thanksgiving holiday (a time of joy, happiness, good food, and playfulness) seems so long ago. Why is that? How can we celebrate year […]

Resolving Pet Peeves: Life is Short

  It so easy to allow pet peeves to distract one and to engender a foul mood. Let’s see if I can exorcise them by […]

And So It Begins….

I usually arrive on campus to an empty parking lot. Today was no exception despite the road construction, school buses, and famous Waukesha trains. The […]

Welcome Back into My Life, Carroll!

I’m sitting in my office going through the usual re-entry rituals at the beginning of my almost 39th year of teaching here. My friend and […]

Rediscovering Apps Buried on My Laptop

In preparation for contributing my suggestions to Jane Hart for her “Top 100 Tools for Learning” list  I am systematically examining (and in many cases rediscovering:)) apps […]

Musings about the Teaching of Statistics: The Best of Curious David

Below is a first draft outline of an ebook I am contemplating writing. I share it at this time welcoming feedback. I shall use this draft as part […]

Exceeding my Expectations: My Students Explore Book Writing

Throughout the 2015-2016 school year, we four undergraduate research assistants in “Dr. Simpson’s Neighborhood” have been familiarizing ourselves with several different learning tools described on Jane Hart’s Top […]

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