Higher Education Webinars
A blog by John Warner, author of the story collection Tough Day for the Army, and a novel, The Funny Man, on teaching, writing and never knowing when you're going to be asked to leave.
August 14, 2014 - 11:07pm
I don't want cell phones in class, but I'm seeking agreement, rather than banning by fiat.
August 13, 2014 - 7:17pm
A Twitter conversation caused a conversion (sort of).
August 12, 2014 - 8:11pm
We're putting faith in the wrong things, efficiency over freedom and mercy.
August 11, 2014 - 5:51pm
A former student thought I'd been demoted. The notion it might be true stuck with me.
August 10, 2014 - 5:46pm
The creators of a new app feel unjustly maligned.
August 7, 2014 - 3:29pm
MIT thinks "the very notion of a class may be outdated." I think they're being silly.
August 4, 2014 - 6:21pm
This semester will likely be my last one teaching fiction writing.
July 22, 2014 - 9:10pm
Bill Gates will reportedly read anything to do with education. I have some suggestions. What are yours?
July 20, 2014 - 6:10pm
At the Aspen Ideas Festival, Larry Summers declares, "Let them eat breadsticks!"