By Ann M. Pearson A faculty member friend of mine, Dr. Karen Hattaway, tells the story of a student in her writing class who stood up about six weeks into a 16-week course and said, “I finally get it! You want us to cite the article so the other person can find the source! I … More Faculty Interventions that Work
By Ann M. Pearson Student success is certainly an educational buzz word. But honestly, what institution would claim not to want their students to succeed? The concept may be familiar, perhaps even hackneyed, but as faculty and students know, success is not automatic, and it isn’t easy. We’re rather intense about student success at San … More Student Reality Checks to Stay on Track
By Ann M. Pearson In education circles, the word completion seems to be everywhere. But as Inigo Montoya said in The Princess Bride: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” What does completion mean? One source of confusion and angst about this topic in higher ed is … More What Does Completion Mean to Students?