Get the “non-sale sale”: Be a listener once again

In Daniel H. Pink’s To Sell Is Human, he discusses “non-sales selling”, or moving people to adopt new ideas or ways of doing things. This is what instructors and ninety percent of the population do daily. To do this, Pink writes, we must agitate rather than irritate our clients (students, coworkers, managers, etc.). The difference … Continue reading Get the “non-sale sale”: Be a listener once again

The Turnitin Divide: Anxiety vs. Peace-of-mind

Methods to counter academic misconduct have been at the forefront of many department meetings, discussion groups and committees and the most that comes out of them seems to be disagreement. Let us here focus on plagiarism, a key issue that concerns many faculty and department heads. One divide is the use of tools, such as … Continue reading The Turnitin Divide: Anxiety vs. Peace-of-mind

Post-Pandemic Prediction #2: The Post-pandemic Student

The dentist is where I can go to get some great insight into the student experience in online learning. Oh yeah, and get some dental work done, too. The dental administrator goes to my university and she speaks openly about her courses. I’m always thinking about what learning will look like after COVID, but the … Continue reading Post-Pandemic Prediction #2: The Post-pandemic Student