How to Address Academic Integrity in the First Week: Don’t…

One of the frequent questions I get from faculty regards how to address academic integrity in the first week effectively. Increasingly, my answer is this: don’t! That may sound confusing. After all, isn’t that when we deal with issues important to the orderly and successful prosecution of our course? Isn’t “Syllabus Day” the most natural…

Is it okay to fail on purpose?

An interesting thing is happening to America’s pastime. Instead of spending money on acquiring the best players this offseason, up to one-third of Major League Baseball teams are, instead, choosing to (for the lack of a more accurate term) stink in 2018. It’s complicated. In short, they’re doing this on purpose as part of a…