I received an email from a student who was apologizing for failing to turn in an assignment. That's unusual, in my experience. More often, students send emails describing why my "no late work policy" is evidence that my parents lacked the virtue of marital status upon the occasion of my birth. But this student said… Continue reading I Promise…
Author: Scott S.
“What is Truth?”
As Cole and I prepare for Episode 9 of our podcast (still collecting them before deployment), I'm working on the problem of justification in epistemology, with an eye toward the role of the Christian in the public square. In recent years, I have noticed a new kind of agnosticism in Christian (evangelical) circles. I know… Continue reading “What is Truth?”
Empathy as an SLO: Part 1 – Defining Empathy
I've been thinking about what a learning outcome of "empathy" would look like as a student learning objective (SLO) in curriculum development. Part of the reason for this reflection stems from creating a course on Epistemology and Critical Thinking for undergraduates at my Christian university. As I talk about this with colleagues, I am seeing… Continue reading Empathy as an SLO: Part 1 – Defining Empathy
Since this is my first post in this location, I thought I'd take a few minutes to consider why I decided on a new website. Even as I was setting this one up, I was confronted (and a little daunted) by how many other sites I had created and deleted in the past. I kept… Continue reading New Audiences