When I was a kid, we moved every few years. My father was in Corporate America, in Middle Management, and in what at that time was this growth industry called Data Processing. This meant, he was relocated every 2-3 years until I was about 13. When you’re a kid, making friends is pretty easy. Nearly all the members of your peer group are open-minded, still, and while politics will emerge as one grows older, there always seemed to be someone who would latch on to the new person and claim “friends.” Continue reading Who Will You Sit With at Lunchtime?
The Faculty Development Conference was held Friday, January 24th at UW-Green Bay. Outside it was cold and snowy, but inside it was warm with enthusiasm! I watched as the folks picked up their registration material and moved to the conference center with smiles and eager looks on their faces. Continue reading Notes from the FDC
When I first became involved in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) as a UWGB Teaching Scholar in 2004, and then again as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow in 2006, I had certain doubts. At an early Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars meeting, I jotted down a list of several questions I had about SoTL Continue reading SoTL — Wisconsin Style