News in brief
The latest news and opinions in higher education.
How to discover your passion. Paula Di Rita Wishart, assistant dean at the University of Michigan, offers practices for students and graduates to navigate a personally meaningful career path. (Inside Higher Ed)
Workload. Elizabeth Barre, of Rice University, offers guidance on how to estimate the out-of-class time your course assignments require. (Rice CTE)
Lessons from street hockey. John Warner reflects on how childhood lessons have motivated him to increase student freedom in his college writing class. (Inside Higher Ed)
Service before tenure? Michael Harris offers suggestions for moving beyond “just say no” when considering taking on service opportunities before tenure. (Higher Ed Professor)
Understanding debt. A conversation with journalist James B. Steel about the origins of the student debt crisis. (NPR)