8 Jun, 2020

Teaching Technical Topics With a Human Perspective

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Volume XLII, No. 21 | June 11, 2020 Teaching Technical Topics With a Human Perspective  As an instructor in physical science and engineering classes, I frequently assess teaching tools and techniques that promote student participation and enthusiasm. I’ve noticed that students tend to “perk up” when I share technical topics in a way that includes human [...]

1 May, 2019

Teaching Leadership in the Community College

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Volume XLI, No. 16 | May 2, 2019 Teaching Leadership in the Community College In July 2018, I attended and completed an intensive Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Leadership Development Studies Program seminar. Upon conclusion, my classmates and I were certified to teach and disseminate information about leadership to our colleagues and students. [...]

20 Feb, 2019

Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I Woman” Speech and the Creation of Ethos

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Volume XLI, No. 6 | February 21, 2019 Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I Woman” Speech and the Creation of Ethos The lesson I discuss below addresses character creation, stereotypes, and credibility. In it I examine four versions of Sojourner Truth’s famous speech, commonly titled “Ain’t I a Woman.” I invite students to identify [...]