Around the Web: New Year, New Semester

Happy New Year! With the start of a new semester comes the opportunity to tweak your teaching persona and to try a couple of new approaches. Faculty Focus reports the results of a survey in which students were asked to describe their ideal professor and their typical professor, and suggests one way to bridge the gap:…

Designing the Course of the Future: Report on Week 2

The Bok Center’s “Designing the Course of the the Future” seminar met for the second time this past week to tackle the problem of “knowledge” (for more information on the seminar, click here). Over the course of the session, one key theme that kept emerging was the connection between what we were terming “knowing” and…