Would you agree with my idealistic enthusiasm for My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student, the story of a professor of anthropology at a large state university who realized that she no longer understood the behavior and attitudes of her students and returned to the classroom? And my uneasiness when reading that some “Online Professors Pose as Students to Encourage Real Learning” (Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/29/09), in the class which they’re teaching? Can you offer testimonies, tips, or sources regarding what it takes to stimulate an on-line learning community? We would love to have specific suggestions regarding how to direct the conversation of the ESN Book Club: Your Mind Matters.
Note: If you don’t have a copy of John Stott’s Your Mind Matters, I’d encourage you to borrow/purchase so you’re ready to go on Tuesday. If you’d like a head start on reading but don’t have a copy of the book, visit InterVarsity Press’ website for PDFs of the Foreward and Chapter 1.