Referring to students as customers is a contentious issue among faculty. I have heard a lot of different arguments both ways, but the fact is that higher education is a buyers' market. Also, over the years, I have noticed that students increasingly think of themselves as customers. If they do, … [Read more...] about Student as Customer
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As faculty, we take great pride in teaching students critical thinking. We know this important to teach, yet we are not naïve. We recognize that while most employers say critical thinking is an important skill for graduates to have, few may really want it because employees will speak truth to power. … [Read more...] about Do We Practice What We Preach?