Michael S. Overholt, PhD
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Dr. Henry Roediger on Memory and Learning
Dr. Henry Roediger was on campus May 16th as the keynote speaker for TLTCon, speaking to us retrieval techniques as an aid to learning....
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Roundtable
Dr. Avendaño took the opportunity to sit down with three LACS majors the week before graduation to find out how the LACS major impacted...
Episode 5 – David Slucki and the Un-essay
Have you ever wanted to step away from assigning an essay as the final project but weren’t sure how to do it or what...
On Minds and Water Puddles
TLTCon is just over two weeks away, and I want to draw your attention to an important concept that Roediger highlights in the last...
A Self Post – Considering Viktor Frankl
Two weeks ago (26 March) marked the birthday of Viktor Frankl, the existential philosopher, psychotherapist, and author who survived Nazi concentration camps during World...
Global Ambassadors Program
I sat down with the Honorable Jim Melville, Jr. recently about an incredible program for 3rd year students. To find out more about the...
The ancient philosopher Demetrius taught that overcoming obstacles is a lot like wrestling: you need know only a couple of moves really well to...
Episode 4 – Juliette Bourdier – Cultivating Soft Skills with an Undergraduate Academic Journal in French
I recently sat down with Dr. Juliette Bourdier to discuss an undergraduate journal she has created for second language French students. She discussed with...
HispaCast – Episode 3 – Accomplished Novelist, Poet, and Literary Critic Raúl Carrillo Arciniega
Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair of Hispanic Studies, interviews Dr. Raúl Carrillo Arciniega, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, to discuss Professor Carrillo’s views and experiences...
How a Break at Work Benefits Family
I’m not sure what comes to your mind when you hear “break time,” but the word harbors a treasure of memories for me. My...
February 03, 2019
Killing Our Darlings
The following is the third post on the book Make It...
February 02, 2019
Cross-training and Learning
Nota bene: The following post considers “Mix Up Your Practice,” the...
February 01, 2019
Effortful retrieval—bleh! The terminology ages more like milk than wine. Fortunately,...
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