Academic Reading Part 3

This was a good article on dealing with creating trust in a digital repository program. Some of it focused on certification, à la TRAC, but the real meat in this one is how it deals with the obtaining trust from constituencies. One interesting point is that according to the author there are barriers built into our current […]

William Deresiewicz’s Weird Anti-Ivy Elitism – The Conversation – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

I’m just saving this one. I’m going through the Deresiewicz piece carefully later this week. My first read has me siding very closely with Deresiewicz, but I’ve been known to say “It doesn’t matter where you go to, but what you make of your educational opportunities” William Deresiewicz’s Weird Anti-Ivy Elitism – The Conversation – […]

The Rise of the Helicopter Teacher – The Conversation – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

I agree to some extent what the author is saying here, but his rant on learning objectives is rather weak in my opinion. I’m also not really anti-rubric, and if created correctly, they don’t discourage creative and intellectual thinking. The Rise of the Helicopter Teacher – The Conversation – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher […]