Category Archives: teaching

Out of the rabbit hole…

This semester started slowly, but ended in an all-out sprint to a mirage of a finish line. It’s a mirage because even though classes have concluded, I actually have 12 hours of teaching time next week, in the form of … Continue reading

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Lecturing as Storytelling

As an experienced teacher but inexperienced lecturer, it has come as a certain kind of revelation recently that in order to improve my lectures I have had to focus less on content and more on narrative. Two main things led … Continue reading

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Teaching Large Classes with Technology

I’ve always been a bit of a skeptic when it comes to using technology in my teaching. There just never seemed to be enough value added to my teaching practice. Using PowerPoint slides were for lectures – I taught seminars. … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On

My well-intentioned plans to blog a few times a week this summer were blown up by a bunch of stuff that took over this summer. Most importantly, I managed to secure continuing employment for myself at the National University of … Continue reading

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