Monthly Archives: October 2012

Recognizing Roger Kirk, 2012 Smith Professor of the Year

Earlier this month, the Provost’s Office announced a call for nominations for the tenth annual Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award. At the outset of the new selection process, the Academy for Teaching and Learning recognizes anew the … Continue reading

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Join the Conversation – Reflections on Developing as a Teacher

“But ignorance is not only the affliction that teaching seeks to cure; it is also the condition, the predicament, in which teaching is done.” ~Wendell Berry In the past two years I have developed significantly as a teacher. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Transformational Education

As we begin to live under our new strategic vision, Pro Futuris, we are called to consider together how we achieve the five aspirations articulated in the document.  Our tendency might be to start creating new programs or other acts … Continue reading

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Five Things You Don’t Realize You are Teaching

At some point in our teaching lives we become aware of the unintended consequences of our pedagogy, those outcomes which are not the result of our purposeful course planning (though they are the result of our actions!). I call these … Continue reading

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NBC Learn

If you are looking for a way to enliven your classes, introduce current events, or use real-world examples to bring subjects to life, we have a new resource for you!  Baylor University is offering an exciting new digital resource called … Continue reading

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