Post Tagged with: "blogs"

A Necessary Discussion

High school students are often warned that academic hand-holding ends after graduation. But many college professors continue to coddle students by requiring attendance at discussion sections. While it is fair for attendance to be required in seminars, which depend on active participation to create a learning environment, professors should scale[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Blogs Becoming a Classroom Staple

Not just the tech-savvy take to the blogs at Georgetown. Required blogging has made its way into a number of classes in recent years, as professors find greater value in establishing a discussion forum outside of the classroom. There are approximately 50 course blogs in operation this semester, according to[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News