From the standpoint of learning and brain plasticity, the summer has been a long one. Chances are most of your students were not working jobs that continued their practice of study, reading, writing and being tested on mastery. It might … Continue reading →
Last fall, I taught an introductory biology course that was also part of the college’s freshman writing seminar series. One assignment I developed was a surprising success. I say surprising because I figured the students had done such things … Continue reading →
My book, Discovery-Based Learning for the Life Sciences, is just out with Wiley-Blackwell press! You can order it from Amazon at a reduced price: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Susman The book provides some strategies for converting a more traditional introductory science course into a … Continue reading →
Welcome back! It’s been a wonderful summer. I hope you got the chance to recharge, refresh and renew. I hope that you tune in to this blog on Tuesdays for ideas about teaching and about life as a college professor/teacher
Today’s post comes from Benno Orlinsky, class of 2015 and multimedia assistant for the Art Center.
Last semester, I took professor of art Karen Lucic’s course “Embodying Compassion in Buddhist Art: A Curatorial Seminar