Why Motivation Matters: What we can learn about supervision from “Drive”

While reading Daniel H. Pink's Drive this week for the #SAChat book club, I had a few moments of clarity about supervision and personal practice. Sometimes I feel that there is always a question of "How do we get student staff to do what we want them to do?". We, as professionals, similarly ask ourselves … Continue reading Why Motivation Matters: What we can learn about supervision from “Drive”

A Question of Faith

Religion and higher education. We have a weird, frightened, tenuous relationship with religion at secular institutions of higher education. This topic has been floating around in my head for a while but has most recently been brought to the fore by this week's book club co-sponsored by @The_SA_Blog and @CronkNews. For the summer #SAChat book … Continue reading A Question of Faith

Book Review: Not Quite Adults

I'm 23 (going on 24), which means that Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood, and Why It's Good for Everyone (Settersten and Ray, 2010), is not just a little pro-devo for someone who works with an 18-24 population. This book pretty much describes my life.  As I write this, … Continue reading Book Review: Not Quite Adults