A roundup of four intriguing or informative posts and articles from around the internet:
Leonard Cassuto addresses the present crisis in the humanities with honesty and proposes a very straightforward solution: prepare our graduate students to become teachers.
“Frame Your Feedback: Making Peer Review Work in Class”
If you were ever dissatisfied with the quality of peer feedback in your classes, Christina Moore’s article can definitely help you and, most importantly, help your students offer and receive better feedback from their colleagues.
“Examining charisma in relation to students’ interest in learning”
Shu-Hui Lin and Yun-Chen Huang answer an always pertinent question: does it matter whether students like a teacher or not? You can read the conclusion to their study here:
“Preventing Cell Phone Use in the Classroom”
offers the reader a quick tip on how to stop students from using their phones during classes and exams.