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.

 
 
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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.

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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.