Category Archives: Legal Research Instruction

Reflections on a Certificate in Higher Education Teaching

Last spring, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to pursue a certificate in higher education teaching. I had meant to draft a reflection piece afterward, but as with so many things last year, COVID and the resulting transition to … Continue reading

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More on Kindness: The Power of Self-Compassion

In my first post, I wrote about the neurological science behind kindness, its natural connection to and positive impact on teaching and learning, the recent growth of academic centers and institutes focused on kindness and similar values, and the need … Continue reading

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There’s No Business Like Show Business, Part II

Q: Wait. Nobody is interviewing you! You’re writing both the questions and answers! A: Prose is hard, dialogue is fun. Q: Oh, I get it. You don’t have a blog topic, do you?  A: Well, Ms. Gotschall covered what to … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Room for Kindness in Research and Instruction

       During my first semester of teaching, a colleague and I were having a conversation in which I noted the importance of kindness to my teaching philosophy and pedagogy. Their response? “I don’t really think kindness is a … Continue reading

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