Active Learning Meets Social Distancing

I still remember my first encounter with WiFi in the classroom. It must have been 2003 or 2004. A guy in the front row of one of my composition classes googled something on his laptop one day in the middle of a discussion. ("To google" had not yet become a recognizable infinitive.) We were debating… Continue reading Active Learning Meets Social Distancing

The “New” ENG-W 131: Fall 2020

To put it plainly, no one can know for certain what will happen in Fall 2020. Higher education in the US is a vast and ever-changing landscape in the best of times. But that doesn't stop some people from trying. Bryan Alexander, theorist, futurist, and author of the recent book Academia Next: The Futures of… Continue reading The “New” ENG-W 131: Fall 2020