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.

September 10, 2014 - 10:12pm
Thomas Friedman is a terrible, terrible thinker and columnist. I know, no duh.
September 8, 2014 - 5:50pm
I've come to recognize that I'm the world's greatest sucker. That's not entirely my fault, though.
September 3, 2014 - 9:12pm
If I had tenure, I could do some amazing things.
September 1, 2014 - 3:40pm
A roundup and capsule reviews of some education-related reading.
August 26, 2014 - 3:48pm
William Deresiewicz's "excellent sheep" often find themselves at the nexus of money, politics, and power. Why do they do so much harm?
August 24, 2014 - 8:05pm
Excellent Sheep is an intramural squabble, but the rest of us have a stake in the outcome.
August 22, 2014 - 8:13am
A teacher's job is not to monitor students, but to engage them.
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.


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