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The humanities vs engineering and business perceptions – Hollins University visit

After reading the article “How is Innovation Taught? – On the Humanities and the Knowledge Economy” I felt like it was worthy to share my experiences visiting Hollins University as part of one of my classes this semester. Hollins University … Continue reading

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Trying to answer Dan’s article questions

I have been doing some research on team-based learning (TBL) and problem-based learning (PBL) for a while. I have also implemented the strategies in some of my previous classes. I think PBL is a great strategy, specially in engineering, to … Continue reading

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The power of technology and its dark side in education

I believe technology changed the world some decades ago, and will continue changing our world in a fast pace every day. In our current world the use and implementation of technology is a reality that we can’t avoid. New generations have … Continue reading

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The feminine passion

I have been working on my teaching philosophy for a while. As a faculty member I think of my teaching philosophy as a document that reflects my personal values and vision of teaching. The document however, changes a little bit … Continue reading

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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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Addressing the smarty in the classroom

Some times we have a person in class that wants to demonstrate that they have all the answers. I had experienced it and I would like to share my insights from it. First, it is important to recognize that every … Continue reading

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