Science writer Annie Murphy Paul’s new book, The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain (2021), argues for expanding our view of how thinking . . .
Bar chart showing percentage breakout for People of Color compared to White People among faculty in U.S. higher education at each rank: Professor, Assoc. Prof., Assistant Prof., Instructor, Lecturer, No Academic Rank. People of Color held 36% of faculty positions at the Ass’t Prof level, but only 22% at Full Prof level. Data from fall 2018.
Chart showing break-out of households with one or more residents cancelling plans to attend fall semester 2020, with break-out categories by race, level of education (high school, some college, bachelor’s degree), income level, and whether the household had one or more residents using SNAP (food stamps), who are unemployed, or who are depending . . .
The Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning (CETTL) includes the 21st Century Pedagogy Institute (21CPI), Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR), and Educators’ Leadership Academy (ELA). Collectively, we serve faculty and students at UCO and beyond.
In times that underscore the ongoing need to not just denounce racism . . .
Economist Milton Friedman’s statement in an introduction to a reprint of his book, Capitalism and Freedom (originally published in 1962), has been often quoted:
“Only a crisis — actual or perceived — produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around.”
The quote can clearly . . .
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4-year-old child (in a demanding voice) to ubiquitous electronic assistant: “Alexa, play music I like.”
Alexa: “Can you be more specific?”
4-y-o child (angry voice): “You’re stupid, Alexa. Don’t you know anything?”
Alexa: “I will try some music you may like.” (Tune from “Sesame Street” begins playing.)
4-y-o child (angry voice, . . .
Coffey, C., Sentz, R., & Saleh, Y. (2019, August). Degrees at Work: Examining the serendipitous outcomes of diverse degrees. Report from Emsi. Available: https://www.economicmodeling.com/degrees-at-work/
Transformative Learning (TL) is an instructional approach well suited to helping prepare graduates for the new world of work, which Reich (2019) and others say is increasingly characterized by contingent contracts and a gig economy. TL helps students discover themselves via reflection, an important step toward being able to narrate themselves successfully . . .