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March 7, 2014 — The Mindful PhD: About Time
by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director This work of mindfulness–in essence, focusing awareness on the present moment–has me noticing more clearly how I experience time. Despite the best efforts of clocks and schedules, time is a subjective, varying, and malleable phenomenon. In...
March 3, 2014 — Students as Producers: Initiatives at Other Universities
by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Last month, I reported that the 2014 Horizon Report on current trends in educational technology identified as one of its six key trends a shift from students as consumers (of information, of content, of knowledge)...
March 1, 2014 — Upcoming Faculty Teaching Visit with William Collins on March 20th
William Collins Terence E. Adderley Jr. Professor of Economics & Professor of History (by courtesy) and Department Chair ECON 266: Topics in the Economic History of the US Professor Collins is an economic historian whose research concentrates on twentieth-century labor...
February 28, 2014 — The Mindful PhD: Busy-Shaming
by Nancy Chick, CFT Assistant Director My Women & Gender Studies class talked about “slut shaming” recently, and I’ve since been thinking about another kind of shaming that worries me–and that I want to be careful to avoid. The flurry of...
February 27, 2014 — Student Notetaking for Recall and Understanding: A Lit Review Review
by Derek Bruff, CFT Director. Cross-posted from Derek’s blog, Agile Learning. I’m giving a talk on sketchnotes in the classroom next week at Indiana University. (I’m following John (Engaging Ideas) Bean in their speakers series, which is just a little...