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What my freshmen think about the IF Process…

This week I asked my freshman class to continue discussing "the public value of higher education."  I told them to focus on their college experience to present -- activities they had attended (required by the University) & courses in general: "What were they...

Dealing with Personalities

I'm into week two of my IF-oriented course, and I' m learning more everyday.  On Tuesday we had our first official IF-style discussion.  I had to bite my tongue often as I suspected, and allow them to generate ideas.  I could think of half a dozen objections to...

Lauren’s Story

The entry below is another story from my colleague Jack Byrd about student experiences with a student-centered discussion class. It might help you think about the ways that discussion facilitation differs from making an oral presentation. You might also think about...