Posts Tagged ‘teaching’

Two Dal professors reach 40 years of teaching

In 1863, Dalhousie University had six professors; today Dalhousie has 999 fulltime and part-time professors on staff. 90 per cent of current faculty members have their PhD, and dozens are award winners.   Few have achieved the feats of professors John Kirk from the department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, and Lars Osberg of the…

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My phone can do what?

Distracting, empowering, engaging, expensive-- in the classroom, technology sets a multitude of tones. (Alice Hebb photo)

I find myself thinking “the future is now” while writing the 2013 at the top of my notebook. There’s no denying it, either—technology has become a crucial part of our daily routines. It’s no surprise that many students cannot sit through a class without updating their Twitter feed. Wouldn’t it make sense to apply students’…

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