My first wall hit me in second-year university. It seemed as though every course was a “weeder” course. Organic chemistry, biochemistry, calculus—all these classes were utter beasts.
A while ago I wrote about my decision to experiment with the use of engaged-learning practices in my third year business classes (see Engaged Learning - My Grand Experiment Part I). Time to tell you the results. Overall, I'm happy with how it worked out, though it wasn't a clear win on every parameter. Let... Continue Reading →
Another semester has come and gone. In business school, the final week of class is usually when student presentations are scheduled. This is my favorite time of year. I get to sit back and have my class teach me, students get to show off what they've learned and the class learns from each other. Of... Continue Reading →
Last year I had a student in a senior-level business course I teach at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Let's call him Mr. X. Mr. X was not doing well in my class. His first assignment was far below my expectations and the grade I assigned reflected as much. Well, let's just say he was pissed and... Continue Reading →