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Week 4! What does our institution owe us?

I especially liked Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom’s piece this week: To institutions: if you want the reputational currency of public scholars you’d better have institutional processes & courage to go with it— The Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom (@tressiemcphd) May 12, 2015 I can’t believe this …

Reflections of Week 3 (in the middle of Week 4)

Before I was tenured, I distinctly remember having conversations with other untenured colleagues about our reluctance to take risks with innovative teaching. I may have been new to the Faculty Development Committee and our discussion was usually about the risk/reward of implementing new pedagogies. Something …

Digital pedagogical communities

I’ve been loving #DigPINS, not only for gaining a different perspective on pedagogy, but also because of how these topics are relevant to my professional research as well. One thing I’ve been researching lately are brand communities, or how people form relationships with other consumers …

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