Author discusses his book, 'The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching' - Inside Higher Ed

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Terry McGlynn is constantly promoting better teaching of science in American colleges and universities. A professor of biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and author of the blog Small Pond Science , he believes that good teaching is essential at every kind of college. But to achieve that, he thinks some of the incentives of American higher education (think of what generates raises at research universities) need to change. He's put his ideas together in a book, The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching (University of Chicago Press). McGlynn answered questions about his book via email. Q: What are the major flaws of science teaching at colleges in the U.S.? A: A lot of us have never been trained how to teach. Doesn’t it seem fundamentally absurd that graduate students and faculty all over the country are teaching science without even having taken a single course in science teaching? We jump through an absurd number of hoops to become college faculty, ye

Deb Case - College Psychologist by King's Christian College

Deb Case - College Psychologist by King's Christian College

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Term 2, 2020 will be a term like no other in the life of our school. As students and staff end their holidays and prepare for online learning at home, here is a message from Deb Case - our College Psychologist.

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