Higher Education Webinars

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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.

July 6, 2014 - 9:06pm
What if technology is the disease, not the cure?
July 1, 2014 - 8:32pm
One of my first year writing courses was especially challenging. I'd do some things differently with hindsight.
June 16, 2014 - 5:27pm
"Grit" is good, but it isn't vital.
June 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
Angela Duckworth already has her lab and her MacArthur Foundation Grant. It's time to slow the roll on the "grit narrative."
June 9, 2014 - 8:24pm
The development of "grit" as a key to success is a popular theory among education reformers. I think it tells a very limited story.
June 4, 2014 - 7:57pm
A guest post from Jennifer Solheim.
May 28, 2014 - 10:38pm
I disagree with Rebecca Schuman. There's a first for everything.
May 27, 2014 - 9:12pm
Have you heard? Rating schools is like rating blenders.
May 12, 2014 - 9:15pm
Some personal strategies for end-of-semester grade grubbing prevention.
May 7, 2014 - 9:05pm
The end of the semester always feels a little disappointing because I'm focused on the wrong things.


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