Design Thinking: Still Leading by Design

This semester I volunteered to take over the responsibility for developing and delivering faculty development at our campuses’ quarterly development training. I’ve been involved in planning and delivering faculty development for ten years, and in terms of favorite activities¬†it takes the role of a close second to working with students in the classroom. In teaching… Read More Design Thinking: Still Leading by Design

Krampus the Christmas Devil

America doesn’t remember Krampus, but Krampus does remember America. In an excellent article on Quartz Caitlin Hu explains the history of Christmas monsters, including the Krampus of the Italian, Austrian and Slovenian Alps. In my interpretation, holiday monsters are a way to wrestle with order and disorder, normative culture and oppositionality. America’s Christmas attempts to… Read More Krampus the Christmas Devil