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Richard E. Miller
For previous posts on teaching The Argonauts, click below: “I now understand her point better”: Reflections on Empty Narratives of Research  What Does Interpretation Look Like? A Play in Three Acts    As we’ve been making our way through The Argonauts, my students and I have encountered words drawn from writers of philosophy, psychoanalysis,… (Show more)
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Stuart Greene
  I have been talking with my students about the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School last month, and we have discussed and debated the rhetoric around the murder of 17 students and educators – how the media represented what occurred, especially the language used to describe the shooter and the students who survived. We could not… (Show more)
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Jennifer Bilello
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017 Time Speaker Talk  1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Welcome   1:15 PM - 1:40 PM David Dunning Why ignorance fails to recognize itself Psychological data suggest that people are not very good at knowing what they do not know. As a consequence, they often claim expertise that they do not have. I talk about why the scope of our own…
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Jasmine Miranda
At the risk of sounding like tech geeks (maybe some of us are!) we love REEF. With several cool and unique features, REEF takes the clicker to new heights. With REEF you can ask a variety of different questions: area identification, numerical response, short answer, and of course multiple choice. REEF can be used on an app, on a laptop, or with a…
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David Myers
“When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it; this is knowledge.” ~Confucius (551–479 B.C.E.), Analects One of the pleasures of joining seventeen scholars from six countries at last week’s 20th Sydney Symposium on Social Psychology was getting to know the affable and… (Show more)
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Robert Strayer
THE CENTRALITY OF CONTEXT IN WORLD HISTORY        The greatest contribution of World History to the education of our students and our understanding of life in general does NOT primarily lie in the specific events, people, civilizations, and societies that are included in textbooks and courses. Rather, the significance of World History derives…
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Andrea A. Lunsford
  This time every year, I look forward to meeting students who have won awards for their work in first and second year Program in Writing and Rhetoric classes at Stanford, and this year brought a very special treat. On May 16, the eighth annual Lunsford Oral Presentation of Research Award ceremony was held in the Hume Center for Writing and… (Show more)
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