01 octobre 2016

"Life Doesn't Have Safe Spaces"... Bulls__t.

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. College campuses are very safe spaces for some.
When it comes to the campus debate on the use of "safe spaces," is there a more ridiculous statement than “life doesn’t have safe spaces”. Read more...

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Why and How One Instructor Uses Trigger Warnings

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. That instructor would be me.
I give my students lots of “heads-ups.”
For example, I tell them when I think an assignment might be harder than they’re anticipating and need more of their attention. Read more...

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Where'd My Mountain Go? Whose Team Am I On?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I remarked to my wife the other morning that one of these days, I was going to forget to go to school and teach my class. Read more...

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Getting Past "It's the Provost's Fault."

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. As true as "it's the provost's fault" may be, it can't be a stopping point for academic laborers. Read more...

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Rethinking Rigor by Getting Out of the Way

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. By denying students constant access to grades, I've made my course more challenging. Read more...

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The Battle of LIU-Brooklyn: Whose University Is It Anyway?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I don’t really know what happens to my semester syllabus when I email it to my department. I assume it’s collected with the other syllabi somewhere. Maybe someone reviews it to make sure I’m not up to anything too lunatic. Read more...

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Faculty Are Laborers, Not 'Knowledge Workers'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. To survive, we have to appropriately value what people will pay for, our labor. Read more...

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In Defense of 'Sentimental Tosh'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I teach as though one of my students may win a Pulitzer someday. Read more...

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Maybe I Should Join the 'New Cheating Economy'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Now that I’ve moved on from teaching full-time, it’s nice to know that if things get tight around the household I can join the “new cheating economy.” Read more...

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The Roots of Those Not Good Enough C's

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. There's good reasons why C students in intro courses are less likely to graduate. Read more...

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