Category Archives: corporatization of education

Being Taught vs. Being Told

I approach the teaching of critical thinking in a slightly different manner than many instructors. In my composition courses, we don’t have time to cover everything I would like to cover about critical thinking techniques, but I embed ways to practice … Continue reading

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Cowspiracy: Now on Netflix

Cowspriacy takes a long look at animal agriculture, and Kip and Keegan go on a journey to find out how and why so few are talking about the issue. Their moniker is “the film that environmental organizations don’t want you to see!” … Continue reading

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Factory Education vs. Improvisation

Not long ago, I was just finishing up a consultation in our college’s writing center when one of my former students, Noah, turned from a computer screen and greeted me.  Noah was a dedicated student in my class, and from … Continue reading

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Factory Education

In many ways, I want to revise this political cartoon. I want to add color and make the characters much more prominent and creative upon entry and much more factory-stamped on exit. But it will just have to remain as … Continue reading

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