Episode 10 – Dr. Charissa Owens and Diversity Training for Faculty

Dr. Charissa Owens Departmental chairs and program directors, I recently met with Dr. Charissa Owens, Director of Diversity Education & Training in the Office...

Episode 9 – Professor Kameelah Martin and The Lemonade Reader

Professor Kameelah Martin is the co-editor and co-author of a new collection of essays calledĀ The Lemonade Reader, which has become the Urtext of academic...

The 40/60 Concept

Last month, I had the privilege of presenting a workshop on the testing effect with about fifteen faculty who, much to my pleasure, were...

86-ing the Running Guilt Complex

Erin O’Dea Halford and I were recently comparing notes about exercise at a staff gathering. We noted the types of exercises we like, don’t...

Random Careless Rhythm

When my wife and I were preparing for our wedding ceremony, someone gave us the following advice: “Make sure to look around. Note who...

Episode 8 – Getting Students to Talk: Professor Devon Hanahan and the Flipgrid Experiment

Last year, my Latin studentsĀ  were using OAKS discussion boards to ask and answer questions about Cicero’s first and fourth Catilinarians. It was working...

Percolating with Einstein

This post is part of a series of posts called “Memory & Learning Monday” that consider some of the latest developments in cognitive psychology...

Exercise and Mindfulness @ CofC

Perhaps you have seen the Yammer posts by Sara Coleman on exercise or invitations to participate in meditative and mindfulness events by Rachael McNamara...

Spotlight – Dr. D’s Tips for Success

In this month’s “Others” blogpost for the Teaching and Learning Team Holistic Development, I want to draw attention to Mark Del Mastro’s website where...