Some thoughts from "a friend" on what it's like to work from home on a typical dissertation writing day.
3-for-3, Episode 2.4: Why Do Teachers Quit?; E-mails From the "Atlas Shrugged Guy"; Joyce Carol Oates vs. Robert Frost
3-for-3, Episode 2.2: What We Talk About When We Talk About Technology; Reviewing David Foster Wallace; The "Banality of Evil" and the Ethics of Whistleblowing
3-for-3, Episode 1.5: Challenges in K-12 Education; Canada's Selfish College Students; "Disrupting" Higher Ed, One "Flipped Classroom" at a Time; The Revolutionary Pedagogy of Small Classrooms and Close-Knit Communities; Theology as an Episode of MAD MEN
3-for-3, Episode 1.4: Reactions from Across the Internet to President Obama's New "Race to the Top" Initiatives for Higher Education in America
Atossa Abrahamian of The New Inquiry is right: four years of undergraduate work (or six-plus years of postsecondary study) simply does not make for good worker bees. The same skills typically required of a successful college student — independent thinking, self-management, critical reflection, and a not-so-subtle aversion to established dogmas — are antithetical to those … Continue reading “I’m Taking My Talents to a Four-Year College”: Rejecting the LeBronification of Tomorrow’s Workforce