Pedagogy Unbound on Vitae

Since November of 2013, I've been writing a teaching column for the Chronicle of Higher Education's Vitae site. It appears every two weeks. Below are the most recent essays.


Sometimes Their Gripe is Legit

June 14, 2017

Instead of being defensive about a student’s complaint, why not try listening?

No, Student Evaluations Aren't "Worthless"

May 31, 2017

Flawed? Yes. But right now they're the best instrument we've got for measuring teaching effectiveness.



We Keep Ignoring the Audience

May 17, 2017

Teaching graduate students to pay attention to who they’re writing for could go a long way toward improving academic writing.