Making Space for the Learning that Matters Most

In fall of 2013, and again in winter term, 2014 Rutherford Galleria displayed fascinating sculptures ┬ácomposed entirely of discarded books. As discussed in this Curious Arts feature about these student art projects, the sight of tattered books, destroyed in acts of creation, “evoked discomfort in exhibit goers.” Some artists themselves had to take a few […]

Learning Outcomes Aren’t All Bad

A recent post to the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) blog got me thinking again about the role that learning outcomes have played in my own professional development as a teacher, and about some of the reasons why learning outcomes can get a bad rap among professors. There are some fair reasons why […]