Monthly Archives: October 2014

Changing the world vs. becoming a professional.

I remember when I decided to go to school to become an engineer. My passion was to learn how to create things that could change the world and improve the quality of life of the people in my city. I … Continue reading

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Frontiers in Education 2014

 attended the conference “Frontiers in Education FIE2014” and wanted to share part of the conversations that we had with other people interested in education coming from 48 different countries.  One of the things that was discussed the most was how to promote … Continue reading

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Pedagogies of inclusion in a non-inclusive classroom

I wanted to share with you how the situation regarding inclusion and diversity is back in my country. In Venezuela, there is no discussion about diversity at all. We don’t have terms like “underrepresented minorities” or “diversity.” I believe one … Continue reading

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Dr. Humphreys’ case for General Education

I had the opportunity to assist last week to the event: “The Economic and Civic case for General Education” by Dr. Debra Humphreys, I thought it would be beneficial to post about some of the information she provided. One of … Continue reading

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Impact of non-tenured faculty in students

Recently I was reading an article from Adrianna Kezar on the great divide between non-tenure-track and tenure-track faculty members. She argues that both academics have two different worlds. Tenure-track have different resources to do research, to improve their development, to … Continue reading

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