Tag Archives: Learner Centered Teaching

On Getting #AcAdv Right

So, my boss shared this article with me the other day, and, before I’d gotten too far into the article, I had added about 18 more things to my already-too-long “to do” list (the name of this file on my … Continue reading

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Holland Revisited: A Self-Authored Approach to Major Exploration

The image to the left reflects a thumbnail sketch of my program’s approach to guiding students down the open road to discovering their educational intentions. I just had some other thoughts published at the link below…I hope you’ll enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Confessions of an erstwhile philanthropist and frustrated educator

News: ‘Lessons From A Street-Wise Professor’ – Inside Higher Ed. Several things in this short interview struck me as tremendously important. I thought not only of the students I advise and teach, but of the musicians and erstwhile fellow arts … Continue reading

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Where Are We Now?

Read this, please. http://thesabloggers.org/2009/07/is-whuffie-a-good-thing/ I wonder where we are with this now? I know I’ve been asking “why not” since I started using facebook in my daily advising praxis back in 2005. But I suspect more of the SA collaborative … Continue reading

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Throw the baby out?

News: Searching For Better Research Habits – Inside Higher Ed. So, I encourage you to read the above-linked IHE article, but I’ll give you a brief idea of its point. Students tend to misuse search engines (Google and JSTOR alike) … Continue reading

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Well, Duh!!

The Latest Stay-in-School Tool for College Students: Facebook – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education. I almost can’t bring myself to write a rant about how I, and all my Social Media-Friendly Colleagues, have been saying this all … Continue reading

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Ask Me a Simple Question, Get a Novel-Length Answer

A colleague of mine proferred this simple question on her facebook status: “Help me out friends and family: What’s something you’d like schools/teachers/classes/administrators to do to help make a positive change for our future.” My response? Work together to ease … Continue reading

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