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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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Taking Risks and Giving Up Control

— Jeanne M. Slattery I decided to approach my classes differently this semester than I typically do. On our first day of class, I walked into my two inquiry seminars and asked them what they liked about college, what they … Continue reading

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