Service Learning: Real-Life Applications for Learning

>>Tom: When we’re producing food, there’s that purpose and that brings relevance. It’s all about student engagement and by engagement, I’m not talking about just paying attention. I’m talking about like an emotional, psychological commitment to their learning.>>Anne: We’re always studying these things in the context of this classroom or in a textbook, and that’s […]

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ICPSR Keynote Data Story: Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data

[Raj Chetty] Perfect. All right, well thank you so much. Can you all hear me, is that fine? So thanks so much for having me, it’s a pleasure to be here to speak with all of you today. I’m going to talk about how we can use modern data sets to tackle, I think, some […]

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Improving your Academic Application: Teaching Philosophy Statements and Teaching

My name is dr. Michelle Richards-Babb; I’m an associate professor in the chemistry department. And you might think, “Well, what does someone in chemistry know about all of these things: teaching philosophy statements and teaching portfolios. But as I’ve gone along in my teaching, I’ve got more and more interested in training graduate students. And […]

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Mark Dever on Assurance in the Protestant Reformation

– [Interviewer] So authority, Scripture, from that came justification. Is assurance related to any of this? – [Mark Dever] Well, yes. I mean, the Reformers and the Puritans referred to, regularly in their rhetoric, “the damnable doctrine of doubt.” That was their phrase. That’s how they dismissed the way the Roman Catholic Church talked of […]

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Keller, Piper, and Carson on Why the Reformation Matters Today

– [Don Carson] Clearly there are some people who think that any group that focuses incessantly on the Reformation is not thinking in old enough terms, all the way back to the New Testament. Not thinking in contemporary enough terms the needs and concerns of the church today. Why exactly should we spend the focus […]

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