ISSOTL 2012: Where Teachers Become Students

When asked to comment about professors and their role in academic institutions, it is assumed that their main interest lies on research – and teaching takes the backseat. This belief is not purely anecdotal; it is also perpetuated in mainstream media, most recently through this Globe and Mail opinion piece by Margaret Wente.

Wente’s criticism of higher education and its proponents (i.e. professors) provoked a passionate outcry from the academic blogging

Full article at McMaster Alumni Association.