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Vindication for problem based learning

There are 28 vet schools in the United States.  To my knowledge, only two of them use problem based learning to a significant extent.  I admittedly had always thought of these colleges as “the hippy schools” and had deemed them … Continue reading

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The hardest part is working the projector

I recently gave my first lecture.  Not a lecture created by someone else that I was merely delivering, but my first original lecture.  I followed the plan I described in the previous post and the results were satisfactory.  I grouped … Continue reading

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Why my profession is doomed…

1) People think there is a shortage of vets, and new vet schools are cropping up all over to “capitalize” on this “demand.” 2) Current vet schools have decided that the solution to budget cuts is to enroll more students to … Continue reading

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College students are like cattle because…?

There is a class offered in the Ag Tech program called Principles of Animal Health.  Last fall my colleague asked me to give his lecture for him as he had double booked himself.  After nearly missing the start of the 8 … Continue reading

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Off clinics and sunburned

After spending the past year working outside, the thought of 6 weeks of nothing but fluorescent lighting seemed like medieval torture.  I pictured myself either draped across my desk, sound asleep with a puddle of drool collecting around my head or folding … Continue reading

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