What are we rewarding?

Grading is a tough subject for FYS. In our FYS course design the writing assignments are designed to reinforce the … More

Guiding Questions

“Creating a Guiding Question requires reflection, study, and honesty.  It may be something a teacher, a clergymen, your parents, or … More

A look at Phase III

As I noted in a previous post, the schedule calls for a transition into Phase III sometime in week eight.  … More

On Motivation

We can describe motivation as “the internal processes that energize, direct, or sustain behavior” (Baumeister, 2016 in Reeve, 2016).  Often … More

A Reading Guide

By Paul Pasquaretta I am developing a reading guide for my students so that their understanding and application of course … More