Category Archives: Academia

My Last Day as a Professor

Today is my last day of teaching as a professor. As an adjunct professor to be more specific. In my classes, we talk a lot about invisibility and its effects. Within the university system today, adjunct faculty are made invisible, … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Pedagogy | Tagged , , , | 28 Comments

Do we really love our teachers? Online education and the future of college

Mitt Romney: “And that — and that’s why it’s so critical that we make America once again the most attractive place in the world to start businesses, to build jobs, to grow the economy. And that’s not going to happen … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Online Learning, Pedagogy | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Little Job

For some reason, this particular conversation has stayed with me. Not because it was the only one of its kind, but because of that phrase: “little job.” It suggested not only that everything I believed in so passionately – teaching, … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Parenting, Pedagogy | Tagged , , | 11 Comments