EducationPedagogy

Do You Have Too Many Classroom Rules?

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s recent advice column takes issue with a previous column on the subject¬†of classroom rules. Ultimately, the pro-rules columnist concludes: When I started my academic career I thought it was possible to be a patient, professional teacher while still being rigid enough to maintain a nondistracting …

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Critical ThinkingHigher EducationReligion

Some Really Crappy Advice at the Chronicle of Higher Education

Do non-religious college administrators suffer a particularly high amount of workplace discrimination? Should they hide their lack of religious affiliation and also ask the same of their spouses/partners? Writing for the advice section of the Chronicle, “Madalyn Dawkins” (NOT HER REAL NAME) says yes. I respond, “ORLY?” The author’s primary …

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