Grading for what we want

Grading is a tough subject for FYS. In the ideal seminar, students read and discuss essays, write and revise papers,…

Inspiring Passion

It seems a few of our students remain confused about the guiding question. Some don’t see the point. Others are…

Speed Dating

Chris and I were sharing successes and struggles yesterday with respect to guiding question development. I noted that I was…

Another Teaching Opportunity

Had another “clueless” student (his words!) talk to me today.  As I circulated among the small groups Ryan said that…