But I think there's something useful for thinking about the seasons in one's life and what one might do with the time one has. And I find that positively refreshing.
The Syllabus–Getting Back to Basics
Over at the blog for the Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Stacie Swain has done the important work of interrogating the construction of the syllabus.
#AARSBL17: Skin in the Game–Racing the Stakes of Student-Scholarship
This weekend, Dr. Richard Newton will be at the annual meetings of the North American Association for the Study of Religion, the American Academy of Religion, and the Society of Biblical Literature to share some of his work on pedagogy. Whether you're there physically or keeping up from afar, we'll bring you updates from the field here at Sowing the … Continue reading #AARSBL17: Skin in the Game–Racing the Stakes of Student-Scholarship
Syllabus as Contract, Syllabus as Charter
Beneath the fine print are tells from which the student gets a sense of your expectations for the learning experience--good, bad, and ugly.