Knocking Down SIlos

Higher education in the United States is represented by over 5,000 two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Each one contains multiple subdivisions referred to as departments, centers, disciplines and programs. You can visualize this as a very complex higher education matrix of silos and within each silo a number of smaller silos and perhaps even additional silos within those silos…

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Shane Brethowr
From Dewey to Digitization: Organizing classrooms to optimize learning

Armed with the anecdotal evidence of this changing learner, I have strived to enhance the classroom experience in order to try to meet the students where they are. I have spent hours searching YouTube, trying to find the perfect video clip to elucidate a concept or engage the students. I have started classes with reading passages from The New York Times to children’s stories in attempt to promote synthesis of thought…

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Shane Brethowr