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Final Project

For this integrity class, I’ve decided to develop a class on citation. This is a one-off class, one that would take up only one class of the course. I envision the class, right now, as a combination of asking How, Why, and When to … Continue reading

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Authorship as Academic Responsibility

Authorship isn’t something that I usually encounter as an issue in academic integrity. My field is generally in the humanities and social sciences, where solo authorship is more or less the norm. But this doesn’t mean that I can discount the … Continue reading

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PBL in the Humanities?

What does problem-based learning look like in a humanities course? More specifically, what does a syllabus for a PBL humanities course look like? Is it a series of questions that the class will tackle over the course of the semester? Is … Continue reading

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Over Reliance on Technology?

Nicholas Carr is a worrywart. His critique of Socrates can be applied directly to his own worries about the internet: “He couldn’t foresee the many ways…” Just as Socrates feared that writing might supplant mental knowledge, and Renaissance humanists feared that printed books … Continue reading

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Twitter and Being Tech-Savvy

Last week, I posted a deliberately provocative tweet: It linked to this article: “Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools.” I’ve never used Twitter or Facebook in a classroom setting, and I’ve never been in a class that’s … Continue reading

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Technology in the Classroom

In the past two weeks, two essays have appeared that have struck me as I consider the use of technology in the classroom. Ditch the Laptop and Pick Up a Pen, in the Washington Post, extolls the virtue of taking notes by hand rather … Continue reading

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