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Month: March 2020

A Pedagogy of the Past

A Pedagogy of the Past

As many of us switch from face-to-face learning to some kind of online instruction, I’m seeing little pockets all over twitter where professors articulate that they are concerned with rigor, standards, and “holding the line.” Things should continue as usual, goes the argument. Students should expect the same course-load as ever, with all its attendant readings, quizzes, exams, lab work, and other assignments, all of which will be graded with an eye to students proving they have applied themselves fully,…

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Op-ed

Op-ed

For those who are pay-walled out of seeing my piece in the Houston Chronicle, here it is in pdf. form. HoustonChronicleMarch112020

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