Higher Education Webinars

Just Visiting

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.

January 4, 2016 - 5:32pm
...and I'm never going back.
December 15, 2015 - 9:13pm
The disconnect between first-year writing and what comes after.
November 30, 2015 - 8:17pm
Students in my first-year writing course need "deprogramming." Why?
November 22, 2015 - 9:02pm
We should criticize student protesters when they make mistakes, but, as always, it's complicated.
November 12, 2015 - 3:55am
Some thoughts in the aftermath of recent events.
November 8, 2015 - 9:55pm
We shouldn't complain when students exercise the freedoms we claim to value.
October 28, 2015 - 9:05pm
The notion that we know the "real world" feels like hubris to me.
October 25, 2015 - 7:18pm
We've had a robust debate about lectures lately. I think all methods should be open for discussion.
October 22, 2015 - 7:34pm
Sometimes I need reminding of the obvious.
October 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
In theory, moving away from standardized tests is a good thing. Ratcheting up the admissions arms race is not.


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