Welcome to the Fall 2018 Issue by Prof. Rosanne Denhard, Guest Editor

Welcome to this Special Issue of The Mind’s Eye: Pedagogies: What We Share.  I’m grateful for the thoughtful and generous essays that resulted from inviting colleagues to share their teaching and learning stories.  I thank my colleagues present and past who contributed to The Mind’s Eye for this issue: our contributing writers; the current Editorial […]

From Fall to Spring: A Teaching Scholar’s Sabbatical Reflection by Rosanne Fleszar Denhard, Ph.D.

Photo credit: Reagan Smith   For me, teaching is a profoundly creative collaborative activity requiring inspiration, commitment, energy, and time. Teaching is exhilarating. Teaching is also exhausting. The work is difficult and intricate, and inconsistently rewarding. The commitment can come from a point of passion unalterable by the influence of circumstances, but the energy needs […]

Thinking through a course revision by Anthony Daly, Ph.D.

Photo Credit: Reagan Smith   Teaching at a public liberal arts college means that you teach a lot. Often, this means teaching some of the same courses every year, perhaps every semester. These courses are often a requirement in a major, and perhaps also the core. This familiarity and experience can be a benefit, helping […]

Educating Disgust: A Preliminary Survey by Susan Edgerton, Ph.D.

This writing marks the beginning of my work for a sabbatical leave in Spring 2019. My general interests are primarily in environmental issues and education. For my sabbatical, I am specifically focused on education of the emotion disgust. There is a tendency to think of our primary emotions – happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise, and […]