Post Pandemic Prediction #3: Need For Flexibility

Post secondary institutions and their departments, instructors, and supporting staff will become much more flexible in the way courses are offered to meet the needs and demands of students and instructors. Many students have experienced a new form of learning since March, 2020. Some have adopted a new schedule based on their new flexible learning … Continue reading Post Pandemic Prediction #3: Need For Flexibility

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