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Cathy Davidson argues that term papers and other university traditions have outgrown their relevance as benchmarks of academic achievement. "It's time to stop preparing students for a world that no longer exists....In "Now You See It," [Cathy] Davidson cites the elite Socratic system of questions and answers, the agrarian method of problem-solving and the apprenticeship program of imitating a mas
"GRADUATE education is the Detroit of higher learning. Most graduate programs in American universities produce a product for which there is no market (candidates for teaching positions that do not exist) and develop skills for which there is diminishing demand (research in subfields within subfields and publication in journals read by no one other than a few like-minded colleagues), all at a rapi
What are the real goals of teaching/learning? What defines a master teacher? A successful student experience? Here's a start...Now--teachers AND students-- add your own anecdotes, insights, questions, and challenges!!
What teaching/learning event changed your mind/life/outlook/direction?

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