Research Assignment RX

We’ve all been there: you’ve handed out the research assignment. Your students have begun working on it. But there’s a snag—the material isn’t as easy to find or as abundant as you thought; your students are missing crucial context; the instructions are ambiguous on a key point; you hadn’t anticipated what would happen when students…

Distinguished Teaching Series: Colloquia on Teaching and Learning

Today’s author is Sarah Rous, DTF for the Classics Department. On March 5–6 the Department of the Classics was pleased to welcome Jeff Beneker, Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as our visiting “distinguished teacher” and facilitator of a series of workshops and colloquia collectively dubbed the Distinguished Teaching Series. Our department…