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December 19, 2018 8:42 pm

Mike Drop – Rocque on Respectful Discourse

Mike Drop – Rocque on Respectful Discourse

In today’s political climate, it seems like engaging with the other side seldom occurs. However, a conversation with Bates professor…


December 19, 2018 8:41 pm

Mike Drop – Sargent as Impresario

Mike Drop – Sargent as Impresario

Michael Sargent, a psychology professor at Bates, wears many hats when he leaves his office on the third floor of…


December 18, 2018 10:51 pm

Record Student Loan Debt Demonstrates Private Funding Model’s Failure | ACADEME BLOG

December — Read on


December 10, 2018 9:58 am

Giving Students Assignments They Hate | The Teaching Professor

Does an assignment that causes discomfort produce a different kind of learning? If so, how is it different and is…


December 2, 2018 8:08 pm

Evaluating Evaluations

It’s end-of-semester time and PSU students are evaluating their professors on the SRTE (Student Rating of Teacher Effectiveness), but unfortunately…