upper-division love


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  • We have found that upper-division students, physicians and medical student alumni contribute greatly to the success of the younger pre-med students.

    Mary Engel: Future of Health Care Depends on Properly Supporting Pre-Med Students

  • Although Carter is a senior and his loss will be difficult to fill next season, other returnees offer the promise of another good season and upper-division finish in the Big 12.

    Big 12 Conference

  • Professors at small- to mid-size colleges and universities regularly teach a variety of introductory and upper-division courses, in addition to working with advisees, meeting with prospective students and their families, attending faculty and committee meetings, serving in off-campus organizations, and, yes, attempting to remain engaged with one's field and the broader academic community.

    The Teaching vs. Research Debate at Our Universities

  • The Sun Devils appear to be positioning themselves as a perennial upper-division finisher in the Pac-10.

    Arizona State - Team Notes

  • I was thinking these thoughts and trying to be brave and not chicken out when, out of the blue, Major Terry, an upper-division math teacher, came out of his classroom and called my name.

    Crazy Loco Love

  • It was an upper-division Renaissance class that I'd designed from scratch to teach in the fall of 2008--and that incarnation of the class was amazing.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • I still had the math and dreaded foreign language requirements, and something called the “upper-division writing requirement,” to complete.


  • All of next semester's courses are old standbys--Brit Lit II again, intro to lit analysis, upper-division/MA Victorian survey--which means that it's time to shake things up a bit, assignments-wise.

    That time of year

  • In the "students may conclude I have sadistic tendencies, but what the heck" category, I've rotated Bleak House back into the upper-division course.

    That time of year

  • My objections to peer review do not extend to upper-division or graduate courses, I should note; by that point, the students usually come equipped with the necessary skills, and are more often invested in the material.

    Possibly heretical pedagogical observation about freshman composition

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