Revising can be frustrating with students. We try to use phrases that explain a transformation process like “Global Revision” and “Sustained Revision”, but no matter the terms we use, students […]
This is an easy and fun assignment for students to begin discussions of Logical and Rhetorical Fallacies. Fallacies are potential issues in communicating, reasoning, and researching.
Foster Wallace gave a wonderful commencement speech about the freedom of thought and how the Liberal Arts is an education in making decisions, some of which include empathy, imagination, altruism, […]
Don’t ever tell me that enjoyment is not an important to learning. In a new study, enjoyment is shown as an extremely important emotional force in education. How can you […]
“Education is not a design problem with a technical solution. It’s a social and political project neoliberals want to innovate away” says writer Megan Erickson in a recent article from Jacobin […]
A top medical school is trying to recruit English majors and other humanity majors into their medical program. This is not new, the program dates from 1987, but our attention […]
Tomagotchis were the original distraction machine that fit into the palm of a child’s hand and could be played with while a teacher droned on about something or other. I […]