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Honors College welcomes Alex Olson

Seattle native Dr. Alex Olson brings a passion for democratic education to the Honors College. His dissertation, The People’s Classroom: American Modernism and the Struggle for Democratic Education, 1860-1940, from the University of Michigan focused on educational experiments in California … Continue reading

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Honors faculty & students presenting at conference: 21st Century Citizens: Building Bridges, Solving Problems

This conference goes to the heart of HON 251 Citizen & Self, and Dr. Elizabeth Gish and two of her former students and teaching assistants, Kaitlyn Dickinson and Phil Pearson, will present a paper on the class: “Useful, Interesting, and … Continue reading

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Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Dan Rothstein & Luz Santana, Harvard Education Press, 2011 The authors are directors of the appropriately named Right Question Institute (RQI) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Isn’t this the single most important change we can make as educators? The authors make two … Continue reading

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