Curricular Components 3: All Things Elective

This third installment of our ‘Curricular Components’ miniseries will be dedicated to the ‘elective’ features of VBI curriculum. I will first give a brief overview to the ‘elective’ elements of our curriculum, second discuss the values of electivity, and third present some problems the curriculum staff has considered with electives as well as what solutions we […]

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Academic Articles 1: Student Teaching

Seneca, in his Moral Letters to Lucilius gives the following advice: “Associate with those who will make a better man of you. Welcome those whom you yourself can improve. The process is mutual; for men learn while they teach.” This is one of many passages where Seneca displays his stoic sense. And science has backed […]

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Curricular Components 1: Lab

In the ‘Curricular Components’ miniseries within the Curriculum Corner (ok, even I admit that is too much alliteration in one sentence) we are going to provide an in-depth look at the various elements of VBI’s programming. This will not just be a description of the individual curricular elements. We will also look at what role […]

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