College Ready Writing
A blog about education, higher ed, teaching, and trying to re-imagine how we provide education.
December 8, 2011 - 9:05pm
My first peer-driven learning classes are over. It was, by and large, a success.
December 6, 2011 - 9:33pm
Why the decline of tenure and tenure-track faculty has lead to other problems and conflicts in higher education.
December 4, 2011 - 10:09pm
What can the MLA and other organizations do to work towards taking higher education back.
December 2, 2011 - 3:52pm
In 2012, I want to take action. But what kind? How? And to what end?
November 27, 2011 - 8:01pm
Is the good that comes from big-time college athletics worth all the bad?
November 22, 2011 - 9:46pm
Why do are students willingly miss classes, celebrating the canceled class?
November 20, 2011 - 9:26pm
What happened at Penn State and at UC Davis comes as no surprise to those of us working contingently in Higher Ed; we've been victimized, marginalized, and silenced for years.
November 17, 2011 - 9:29pm
My thoughts on the MLA President's statements on Reforming Doctoral Programs. I fear for lost generations of PhDs left behind.
November 15, 2011 - 10:59pm
I didn’t want to write about the Penn State scandal. People smarter and more insightful than I have already written about it (and continue to) and I have to admit the topic makes me physically ill. I also have never wanted to write a post lamenting all the current events my students know nothing about or even know exist; it’s not particularly constructive, and would only serve the purpose to vent. And yet today, I find myself compelled to write about both those subjects.