HBCUs vs. PWI: Racial identity and Academic Confidence

Informative piece on the experiences of Black students in HBCUs vs. PWIs. The need for culturally sensitive pedagogy is highlighted. A recent journal article entitled, “Motivational and Judgment Predictors of African American Academic Achievement at PWIs and HBCUs,” suggested that Black student achievement at Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs) requires additional effort compared to Black student … Continue reading HBCUs vs. PWI: Racial identity and Academic Confidence

Undergoing a sea change – working and learning online

Blog by the GCU Academic Development offices about the programs and resources they're putting together there. Collaborative learning spaces, which were strategies de facto, seem to be aligning with strategies de jure of online pedagogy. Something radical is obviously happening across the higher ed space, it seems, and where it will land and how equitably … Continue reading Undergoing a sea change – working and learning online

Resources and Reflections from “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar”

Excellent post with a lot of great resources to teach composition online. Earlier this afternoon, I was pleased to be on a webinar, “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction” (Archived Video) with Jessie Borgman (Arizona State University), and Casey McArdle (Michigan State University). Hosted by Brett Griffiths, Director of Reading and … Continue reading Resources and Reflections from “Online Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar”