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Changing Classroom Expectations: Realizing I Was Doing Too Much Work for Students

Welcome back everyone. Best wishes for a healthy and productive Spring 2017 semester. With enthusiasm, we introduce this semester’s first Threads entry by Dr. Christina Moylan. Christina, alongside her cross-disciplinary peers, participated in a year-long course design faculty learning community.  Her entry kicks off a… Read More

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Faculty Resilience in a Neoliberal Age

Wade Pickren My friend Marina Massimi, Professor at University of São Paulo, Brazil, studies the cultural heritages and practices of Brazil’s small rural communities. She and her colleagues have documented how such communities maintain their cultural traditions and report great satisfaction despite lacking many material… Read More