Last night, I entered into a spirited discussion about the importance of higher education with Adam Pennenberg and Noah Robischon, the executive editor of FastCompany.com. Here were our thoughts on the Cost of Education. I used Storify, a software application … Continue reading
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Today there is too much leaving. I will return. They will not. I am glad that I had the chance to know them, briefly. They all change me in ways I’ll never fully understand. There is simply too much … Continue reading
“It may be that your whole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.” Anonymous I was sitting on the front porch of my friend, a former professor, in 1995 when she asked me why I … Continue reading
Dear Students, I don’t know where the world finds you now. I’ve been teaching just long enough that you are now scattered about the Earth, engaging in what I can only hope are memorable and amazing shenanigans although I’ve been … Continue reading
Coming to a theater near you: the story of a teacher who used to Awesome Power of Blowin’ It Up to change the world.
The new curriculum means I won’t be teaching Media Ethics anymore, which saddens me. It was my favorite class. Alivia Bryak, one of my current students, created this introduction to my course by pulling from my syllabus, my open week’s … Continue reading
One of my favorite students, Tiffany, animated (and truncated) our conversations about Good Hair.
Yesterday, an epic battle waged in the blogosphere between the MINjas of Northern Kentucky University and me. Today, that battle has spilled over to Ball State University. My graduate assistant Rhett Umphress joins the fray with this video: The Bradpocalypse.
There is a war going on right now. Okay, it’s not a war. Really, it’s April in academia and everyone is stressed beyond belief. This generally results in two things: very long nights and extremely strange behavior. For the nerds, … Continue reading
This is what we do on the Internets when everyone is stressed out. My initial salvo: Becky Rasch responds: Brad’s take on life as teacher.