“A few years ago,” says Jason Fertig, an assistant professor at Southern Indiana University at Evansville, “something changed in class.”
I customarily taught classes where my students read multiple books, wrote thoughtful reflective essays, and came to class prepared to engage in rich discussions. I’d often come to class with a […]
If you haven’t already heard, CLSA director Martin Cothran is joining Professor Carol at the University of Dallas this Saturday, Oct. 7 to talk about arts education. If you are in the Dallas area, you don’t want to miss it!
For more information on “An Exploration of Beauty,” sponsored by The University of Dallas […]
In a recent article, Education Week magazine asked ten professionals for their advice on “How to Prepare Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs.”
If you are like me, you have a hard time remembering the exact definitions of the various items on the astronomical calendar. Fortunately, like other sciences, astronomical terms are mostly Latin in origin.
Writing in the New York Times Book Review, Timothy Aubry, an English professor at Baruch College, discusses two new books on the uses of a liberal arts degree:
In his excellent article in the most recent issue of Modern Age, Thomas S. Hibbs discusses what E. D. Hirsch, Jr. elsewhere calls the “Skills Delusion”: the idea that you can dispense with content knowledge and study only skills and benefit from it in any meaningful way.