The Peanut-Butter Cup of Higher Ed

Like peanut butter and chocolate, teaching and research are better together.  The Faculty Focus blog is a great resource for those of us in or aspiring to jobs at teaching-intensive institutions.  Here’s an entry from last week, from Robert C. Bulman, of St. Mary’s College, in California, on the ways your teaching can inform your research.

Having the freedom to take a chance in the classroom–to think outside the box–allows faculty to explore alongside students a potentially new area of research, to learn a new literature, and to experiment with new pedagogies.

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