The Teagle Liblog

January 24, 2011   
Missions and Majors

December 1, 2010   
Fostering Culture of Learning Through Research-based Pedagogies

August 31, 2010   
Keeping Things Going in Turbulent Times

August 16, 2010   
The Straw Man of Science as Enemy of the Humanities

June 28, 2010   
The Importance of Quantitative Literacy as a Higher Education Outcome

April 27, 2010   
Tenure and Liberal Learning

April 19, 2010   
Getting Better?

April 12, 2010   
Numbers Game

April 5, 2010   
The More Things Change . . .

March 15, 2010   
Being Systematic About Student Learning

March 1, 2010   
The Benefits of Collaboration for Engagement in Assessment (1 response)

February 22, 2010   
What Can Sustain Systemic Enhancement of Learning?

February 16, 2010   
Making Intellectual Development Reflexive

February 8, 2010   
Attaining Quality Education Via Flexible Paths to Learning

February 1, 2010   
Preparing Students For New Wave Higher Education

February 1, 2010   
Preparing Students for New Wave Higher Education

January 29, 2010   
Will This Rising Tide Raise All Ships?

January 26, 2010   
Welcome to 2010

December 16, 2009   
Starting Something, Somewhere

December 15, 2009   
How to Sustain Assessment after Teagle Funding Ends

December 7, 2009   
Fabulous?

November 23, 2009   
Toward a Metacurriculum on Metacognition

November 11, 2009   
Metacognition in First-Year Studies

November 3, 2009   
Working Together

October 30, 2009   
Competency-Based Education (1 response)

October 26, 2009   
Sitting Ducks (4 responses)

October 19, 2009   
How Do You Know?

September 29, 2009   
Talking the Talk, Then Walking the Walk (3 responses)

September 21, 2009   
Drilling Down to the Department?

September 16, 2009   
Education and Cognitive Science

September 9, 2009   
Magical Rationalism

August 31, 2009   
Changing Practice

August 24, 2009   
How Hard is it to Improve Student Learning? (4 responses)

August 14, 2009   
Is There One Thing that can Increase Students' Critical Thinking?

August 4, 2009   
The Spencer – Teagle projects are off and running!

July 20, 2009   
Health Care Analogies, Part II

July 15, 2009   
Health Care Analogies

July 6, 2009   
Findings from Columbia

June 29, 2009   
The Major and Liberal Education

June 22, 2009   
As an economy measure, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off

June 15, 2009   
A Remedy for Great Teacher Syndrome

June 8, 2009   
Great Teacher Syndrome

June 1, 2009   
Big Goals in a Time of Big Trouble (1 response)

May 21, 2009   
Bottlenecks in Studying History

May 18, 2009   
President Obama on a Liberal Education (2 responses)

May 12, 2009   
Ever Hear of our Learning Outcomes?

May 5, 2009   
Graduate education as the Detroit of higher education

April 13, 2009   
Incentives from Michael Jordan

April 6, 2009   
The Endgame

March 30, 2009   
Things We Don't Know

March 17, 2009   
Synergies in the College of the Future

March 9, 2009   
Easy Steps to Take

March 2, 2009   
Andrew Delbanco on Public Attitudes toward Liberal Education

February 24, 2009   
What Can You Expect (from a student paper that touches on religion)?

February 9, 2009   
Silos

February 2, 2009   
Does Prompt Feedback Really Matter?

January 21, 2009   
Obama’s Inaugural

January 16, 2009   
Educational Metaphors, Part III: The Right Hemisphere Has its Day (1 response)

January 14, 2009   
Educational Metaphors, Part II: Abstinence

January 12, 2009   
Educational Metaphors, Part I

January 5, 2009   
No More Standardized Tests

December 22, 2008   
The Intervention Point

December 15, 2008   
What's Wrong with a Culture of Expertise?

December 11, 2008   
No Silver Bullet but a Golden Opportunity

December 1, 2008   
Colin Powell at Department of Education?

November 17, 2008   
Does it Really Make a Difference to Students?

November 3, 2008   
Why Change So Rarely Works and What To Do About It

October 29, 2008   
What is Humanistic Scholarship FOR?

October 21, 2008   
Can Just Thinking About Assessment Improve Teaching?

October 14, 2008   
Getting Systematic (1 response)

September 29, 2008   
An Alternative Theory of Change

September 22, 2008   
Larry Summers' Theory of Change

September 17, 2008   
The Elite Toe

September 15, 2008   
Blog for Change (1 response)

September 8, 2008   
Blind Tasting

September 2, 2008   
Liberal Arts in a Slave Society

August 28, 2008   
And the author is....

August 27, 2008   
Hibernating Occidental Obama

August 25, 2008   
Underground (2 responses)

August 18, 2008   
Quotable Emerson

August 11, 2008   
Teepee Arguments

August 4, 2008   
Learning Organizations: Where did you say? In Academia?

July 30, 2008   
What would a democratic admissions process look like? or Grandview finds a way 

July 21, 2008   
The Stages of Grief (1 response)

July 14, 2008   
Make it New

July 7, 2008   
"Floundering", he said (3 responses) 

June 30, 2008   
Assessment Markers

June 23, 2008   
Putting Assessment to Work

June 16, 2008   
Senator Kennedy's Brain Surgery

June 9, 2008   
It's the Students, not the Statistics

June 2, 2008   
Kaizen Anyone?

May 29, 2008   
Acid Rain: Searching for Analogy 

May 16, 2008   
How Good is Good Enough? (1 response)

April 28, 2008   
Visiting Bard

April 21, 2008   
Stan Katz on Assessment and General Education (1 response)

April 10, 2008   
Synonyms: Robert Goheen and Liberal Education

April 7, 2008   
Quotables

March 31, 2008   
Women's Colleges: How Good is Good Enough?

March 24, 2008   
Two Books, One Foundation, and Higher Education

March 18, 2008   
Big Questions, Big Deal: The FYE Curriculum of the (Near) Future

March 10, 2008   
Retrograde First Year?

February 28, 2008   
Luxury Cars and Performance Colleges (7 responses)

February 25, 2008   
What Works?

February 19, 2008   
Leapfrog Over the Ivy

February 11, 2008   
"Undiscovered Talent," Where?

February 4, 2008   
Do We Really Need the Humanities? (3 responses)

January 30, 2008   
Contentious Consensus

January 28, 2008   
Dr. Mammon's Amazing Money Trap

January 28, 2008   
Quotable

January 23, 2008   
Do You Mind Being a Pig in a Python?

January 10, 2008   
Red Flag on “Articulating the Case” (5 responses)

January 7, 2008   
Spearing Fish with Glaxo in China (1 response)

January 3, 2008   
Where did all those Toyotas come from?

December 10, 2007   
The Big Picture (1 response) 

December 3, 2007   
Gen Ed as Empowerment

November 27, 2007   
The Poverty Defense

November 15, 2007   
Broadening a Narrow Perspective: Students and the Liberal Arts (7 responses)

November 12, 2007   
Virtue, Did He Say Virtue?

November 8, 2007   
An Immanent Domain

November 5, 2007   
On Weighing Hogs: A Quotable Quote

November 1, 2007   
test

October 29, 2007   
A Classic Case of Confusing the What with the How

October 22, 2007   
Three “Disruptive Technologies”

October 16, 2007   
What is the Meaning of “What is the Meaning of Life?”? (1 response)

October 9, 2007   
Getting the Right Metaphor

October 1, 2007   
Going Public

September 24, 2007   
Quite Suddenly One Summer

September 14, 2007   
Old Time Canon Wars in the Sunday Times (2 responses)

September 3, 2007   
There's Hope

August 27, 2007   
The Missing Forty Percent

August 20, 2007   
Character Development

July 31, 2007   
The Tortoise, the Hare, and a Better Approach to Business Education (2 responses)

July 23, 2007   
The Risks and Opportunities of Uncertainty about Assessment and Accountability in Higher Education

July 18, 2007   
The Big Question about Educational Quality (1 response)

July 9, 2007   
Accountability vs. Assessment of Student Learning

July 2, 2007   
In a Mean Mood (2 responses)

June 29, 2007   
It Will All Go Away When the Democrats Get In

June 25, 2007   
A Perfect Storm (1 response)

June 18, 2007   
Accountability

June 4, 2007   
Out of the Closet (1 response)

May 28, 2007   
Calvinism, Catholicism, Capitalism (2 responses)

May 21, 2007   
High Minded Hokum, Or Is This What Classicists Really Do? (3 responses)

May 14, 2007   
Making Evidence Work: The Skidmore Experience

May 7, 2007   
On Assessment (4 responses)

April 30, 2007   
Hierarchical Majors and Liberal Education (3 responses)

April 23, 2007   
Making Nice: Affective Error (1 response)

April 16, 2007   
Navel Gazing (7 responses)

April 9, 2007   
Won’t Accountability just go away, please?

April 2, 2007   
We Don't Need Foundation Help (4 responses)

March 29, 2007   
Wrong Again 

March 26, 2007   
Moving Assessment Talk Forward (3 responses)

March 21, 2007   
Assessing the Spellings Commission (1 response)

March 21, 2007   
In Praise of Literalism (15 responses) 

March 14, 2007   
Kids Die (4 responses) 

March 7, 2007   
What's happening at Teagle?

March 5, 2007   
Secularization and Rootedness (7 responses)

February 27, 2007   
The Current State of Assessment Talk (1 response)

February 20, 2007   
Mrs. Spellings Closes In (1 response)

February 12, 2007   
Triangulating at Dartmouth (1 response)

February 6, 2007   
CLA Results Are In…Now What?: Using CLA Data to Enhance a College’s Narrative (3 responses)

January 29, 2007   
Passion (4 responses)

January 23, 2007   
Can Assessment Help the Classroom Teacher? (1 response)

January 16, 2007   
Outcomes

January 8, 2007   
“Empathy?” Did She Say “Empathy”? (13 responses)

December 14, 2006   
The Centrality of Metaphor; Metaphors of Centrality

December 4, 2006   
Status

November 28, 2006   
Great Narratives (1 response)

November 20, 2006   
The Teagle Tree and Ovid’s Golden Apples

November 14, 2006   
Whatever Happened to the Comprehensive Exam?

November 6, 2006   
Move Over Oprah: Good Reading on Student Learning (1 response)

October 30, 2006   
Making the Case: Global Competitiveness

October 23, 2006   
Dropping “Liberal” Education

October 16, 2006   
Leaders who are part of the Problem

October 10, 2006   
Do We Really Know More about How Students Learn?

October 2, 2006   
Making Sense of Assessment

September 25, 2006   
Not from Mt. Sinai, but … (1 response)

September 18, 2006   
It’s All about the Money

September 13, 2006   
After the Ball was Over (1 response)

September 11, 2006   
Militarist Hyperbole? (7 responses)

September 5, 2006   
On Ethnicity and Identity

August 28, 2006   
Learning from India

August 21, 2006   
What's it Like When a Whole Campus Uses Assessment?

August 14, 2006   
“Arrogant,” the Governor said.

August 7, 2006   
The Assessment Movement and the IT Revolution (2 responses)

July 31, 2006   
Last Bastion (3 responses)

July 24, 2006   
What to do with Harvard’s missing $390 million (5 responses)

July 13, 2006   
Transference (8 responses) 

July 10, 2006   
On the Death of Mr. R. Shandy

July 5, 2006   
Instrument Flying 

June 26, 2006   
A Thought Experiment: Susan and Sally Disagree

June 19, 2006   
Herman Hesse and Michael Sandel on What Questions Get Raised

June 9, 2006   
Why won’t this Daedalus fly?

June 5, 2006   
Excellence without Shaping Souls (4 responses)

May 30, 2006   
Status = Success = Satisfaction

May 22, 2006   
Is This System Sustainable? 

May 15, 2006   
Beyond Talking about Values (1 response) 

May 8, 2006   
Excuses, excuses: How to avoid systematic assessment of student learning

May 1, 2006   
Starting with Practice

May 1, 2006   
Starting with Practice

April 24, 2006   
Minnesota Nice

April 18, 2006   
A Bellwether for Liberal Education? 

April 10, 2006   
Beyond Pop Culture at Northwestern (1 response)

April 4, 2006   
Unsustainable Change

March 27, 2006   
Binocular Vision

March 23, 2006   
Jim Freedman facing cancer 

March 20, 2006   
Mystical Disciplines?

March 13, 2006   
Frontal Lobes

March 6, 2006   
Toga Parties? Good News, Bad News for Classicists (6 responses)

March 1, 2006   
What Harvard Taught Larry Summers, But What Derek Bok and Nicholas Kristof Already Knew

February 27, 2006   
The Disadvantaged Kid and Liberal Education

February 21, 2006   
We’re already assessing; we just don’t notice

February 14, 2006   
"The fog comes on little cat feet"

February 6, 2006   
Moving to the Cognitive Level (1 response)

January 30, 2006   
Implicitly it all relates to the Big Questions (2 responses)

January 24, 2006   
From Content to Cognition (2 responses)

January 23, 2006   
Small Texts with Big Questions

January 18, 2006   
Frontload

January 9, 2006   
Angry Words about Big Questions (1 response)

January 3, 2006   
Declining Literacy

December 19, 2005   
Underperforming Colleges and What to Do about Them

December 8, 2005   
Is it the Hubris of the Humanities? (2 responses)

December 6, 2005   
Responding to "The Hubris of the Humanities"

November 28, 2005   
Gone fishing with Time’s winged chariot

November 17, 2005   
Has the time come?

November 14, 2005   
Import the Studium Generale

November 7, 2005   
Findings on Student Religious Involvement

October 31, 2005   
Big Questions at Boston College

October 21, 2005   
Ask some Big Questions, Get some Big Answers (1 response)

October 20, 2005   
No Clutter

October 11, 2005   
Some Conclusions about the Big Questions

October 5, 2005   
Big Questions on Your Campus?

September 28, 2005   
A Question about Big Questions

September 16, 2005   
The Top Colleges and Universities in the Country (1 response)

September 7, 2005   
Is there an Underground University? (1 response)

August 30, 2005   
A Pearl of a Poem

August 22, 2005   
Paideia Paradoxes

August 8, 2005   
After General Education, What? (2 responses)

August 1, 2005   
Liberal Arts for Liberal Arts' Sake?

July 25, 2005   
Designer Jeans and Two Other Dots

July 18, 2005   
Liberal Education without the "L" Word?

June 28, 2005   
Music and Alienation

June 27, 2005   
I Almost Missed Their Religious Concerns

April 1, 2005   
With Mark Edmundson to Dover Beach

March 31, 2005   
Can Bill Bradley (or Lewis Powell) Score a Slam Dunk for Liberal Education?

March 29, 2005   
A Perfect Storm Hit the University of Colorado

March 2, 2005   
Education Defined: Forgetting Triumphs

February 24, 2005   
Self-Flagellation: I Asked the Wrong Question

February 24, 2005   
Is Liberal Education Hypocritical?

February 15, 2005   
Finding Socrates

February 7, 2005   
Religiously Affiliated Colleges: Protectors or Celebrators?

January 25, 2005   
SATS and the Manipulative University

January 5, 2005   
The One Graph You Need to See If You Care about Liberal Education | The Dartmouth Liberal Arts Conference - Dead or Alive?

December 21, 2004   
Nightmare Scenario in Assessment | Tom Wolfe Hits a Single | Dan Medelsohn Hits a Home Run | "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" | How to Waste $3.1 Billion

December 2, 2004   
Three bean soup | The Liberal Arts are not in danger of extinction | Does small-scale mean strong community? | Value added | Butterflies and lemmings