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Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Let’s say you have to teach a dozen college freshmen how to whip up a batch of chocolate éclairs, and the extent of their culinary experience up to now has been stirring Honey Nut Cheerios into lowfat yogurt. You can stand in front of the group and tell them how to do it while they…   » Continue Reading

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

Professor draws upon popular culture to illustrate today’s moral issues

VIDEO In a popular episode of “The Simpsons,” Homer secures an illegal, free cable television hookup. Lisa is appalled by her father’s crime and faces an ethical crisis. She announces her moral objection to stealing and refuses to watch the stolen cable TV programming. Dr. Daniel Bonevac, professor of philosophy, has published articles on ethics,…   » Continue Reading

From Odessa to Brownsville, Explore UT opens higher education’s doors to thousands of Texans

From Odessa to Brownsville, Explore UT opens higher education’s doors to thousands of Texans

<a href="#photos”>PHOTO GALLERY When Jacob Schroeder and 30 of his friends from high schools in southwest Texas make the 150-mile trip to The University of Texas at Austin for the ninth annual Explore UT, they will join more than 50,000 people visiting campus that day, but they won’t feel like strangers. This will be a…   » Continue Reading