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This pretty much explains what it means to be a student. Plan accordingly.
As a part of the 2013 Instructional Technology Immersion Seminar several faculty members are learning new ways to incorporate technology into our classrooms. More importantly, I’m realizing all of the ways in which these technologies can help you, the student, … Continue reading
Some advice for the new semester…
Dear Students, I feel compelled to remind you that I teach communication courses and pay close attention to the nuances of the various types of communication in which we engage. Our abilities to communicate are, in part, what makes us … Continue reading
Students, Coach Taylor has just about every college situation figured out. Listen to he and Tami. They’re very wise. Throughout the semester I’ll add more wisdom. There can never be too much Taylor wisdom.
The case of Trayvon Martin is troubling for so many reasons, first of which is that a 17 year-old who went to the store for tea and Skittles at the half-time of the NBA All-Star Game was shot dead. We … Continue reading
This post by Paul Stoller in the Huffington Post highlights some of the tiring dilemmas in Higher Education. Among his assertions is that, “Higher education should be more than a system for processing student bodies. Indeed, it should be the … Continue reading
Today is Fall Commencement at Columbia College. As I watch our graduates revel and sigh in relief over their upcoming graduation I think, not only, about how much they’ve changed in the years since I first ‘met’ them, but in … Continue reading
When students begin their study of human communication the construction of language is a crucial part of understanding this incredibly complex system of syntax, semantics, symbols, phonology, and pragmatics. This story from NPR highlights how much we humans take our … Continue reading