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Monthly Archive for August, 2007

I’m heading back to our Annual Writing Retreat tomorrow, to talk about Syllabus Building and Assignment Sequencing again. My top three points for this presentation are: Start at the back end, and know your goals. Build forward, adding challenges and difficulties to achieve those goals. Make your pedagogy transparent to your students. Last fall, I […]

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The following is part of the Middlebury College panel: “Keeping the Fires Burning: Ongoing Innovation in a Nineteen-Year-Old Program presented at the “First-Year Programs and Liberal Arts: Best Practices and New Thinking” June 2007 at St. Lawrence University. In order to help faculty achieve their First-Year Seminar goals, Middlebury offers each instructor a support team […]

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