From Faculty: Posts On Teaching & Learning

How did you initially become interested in math?   Throughout my education, I always enjoyed problem-solving and arriving at a definitive solution.  I loved approaching each problem as a personal challenge, and I quickly became interested in digging deeper into the mathematics, answering the question “why” as often as “how”, and making connections among various concepts. …

How did you initially become interested in anthropology? I went to college with the intention of having a career in Computer Information Science, but I registered for my classes late; the result was that I couldn’t get into a CIS class my first quarter.  I reluctantly registered for an Anthropology class, thinking that I could …

~ engaging education, changing lives ~  An Off-the-Grid Future? On November 7th, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, the SLTF is hosting a panel discussion on alternative-renewable energy.   This is the capstone event for our Year of Energy here at WCC and we hope to pack as many faculty, students and community members into the Towsley as we …

When did you first start working at WCC?  What brought you here initially?  In 1979 I was completing my fourth year of teaching at Plymouth Salem H.S.  I enjoyed it and still see some of my former students. While at Plymouth, I often asked the students who the good teachers were and I’d get permission …

~ engaging education, changing lives ~ Year of Energy Part 1 The Sustainability Literacy Task Force (SLTF), has chosen Seamus McGraw’s The End of Country, for the Year of Energy/Green Read for 2013 -2014. The lucky winners of the copies provided by the Faculty Professional Development group (Rosemary Rader, Max Gibson, Sally Adler, Breege Concannon, Amy …