As Mark observed last week, ProfHacker has a whole series of posts dedicated to Health and Wellness. In addition to running with/from zombies, we have featured posts on managing stress, fitting in fitness, …read more
Sometime in the fall of 2012, I was asked to contribute a short essay on the future of the English Department for Expositions, an interdisciplinary journal of the humanities published by Villanova University. I probably should have come up with a better title for my piece, something more creative and less pretentious, but there you have it. Other contributors, an addition to the organizer, Janine Utell, include Liana M. Silva-Ford and Richard Hertz. It appears in vol 6, no. 2 (2012) p55-57.
Here’s a PDF of my contribution should it interest you.
While we have written posts about various kinds of classroom disruptions, until now ProfHacker hasn’t covered what to do in the event of a medical emergency in the classroom. How would you deal with a student who has an epileptic seizure in class? What if a student passes out, …read more
This piece was originally published in Music and Literary Modernism—Critical Essays and Comparative Studies. Edited by Robert McParland. New York: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 66-86.
I am posting it here in honor of Aaron Swartz. RIP.