Monthly Archives: September 2015


There are course outcomes, and then there are course outcomes. There are the official outcomes developed for assessment purposes and dutifully reproduced on my Writing and Research syllabi. Students should be able to find, read, use, and properly cite scholarly … Continue reading

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Primatology on Park Avenue

I spent my Labor Day weekend reading Wednesday Martin’s Primates of Park Avenue, a memoir disguised as anthropological study of wealthy women on the Upper East Side. I picked it for two reasons. First, for the frisson of pleasurable envy … Continue reading

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