Tag Archives: first-year seminars

Why I Should Teach Freshmen…At Least Occasionally

— Jeanne M. Slattery I’m teaching an inquiry seminar to freshmen this year. This is only the second time in more than 30 years where all of my students have been freshmen. Let me tell you, it’s been a learning … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Expectations: A Man Used to Mario Kart Teaches About Video Games

— Paul Woodburne I earned my doctorate before universities heavily emphasized accreditation and assessment. I was taught in the old chalk-and-talk style. This style works well for conveying a lot of information quickly and efficiently. I, the expert, lecture. The … Continue reading

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Making connections

— Jeanne M. Slattery I was recently at a presentation by Phil Terman (English) and Jamie Wyatt, a graduate of the English program here at Clarion and now finishing her MFA at Chatham University. Susan Prezzano (Anthropology) and Suzie Boyden … Continue reading

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