What a treat!
The picture is of my brother Paul and me at Sabino Canyon in Tucson just yesterday -- beautiful canyon sunset!
I was reading this article on Higher Education, and found the words of none other than misterskank!
You mean, there's a reason accusers get to face the accused in a court of law? Whose outmoded idea was that?
Student satisfaction surveys!
I'm looking at my recent "TCE" reports (they don't even tell us what that stands for!) -- introduced with the reminder, "These reports are used for P & T" (promotion and tenure!).
Hahaha! I got 4.5 and 4.6 out of five in my two Fall 2006 sections! That's got to be some kind of record!
Proof that Adam Michael Schenck is at once: 1) tall 2) male 3) good-looking 4) an easy grader 5) white and American 6) and uses content students are more or less interested in! And that students really don't mind it when you talk at length about corporate hog farming, homespun tails of honor and degradation, Grandma Schenck, my friend David Rosmann, or talk about the acting of Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson as representative of the male American psyche!
In all seriousness, students somehow don't mind having a charismatic person talk and analyze and tell stories -- it's sort of stressful for them to talk in class (of course, I was an exception). Just be sure to make the stories hilarious.
This is Adam S., signing off.
No profanes - sacred