SAMPLE ALL THE FLAVORS!Increasingly, Vanderbilt instructors are incorporating blogs into their course design. Course Blogs at Vanderbilt is a mash-up of live feeds representing a wide variety of Vanderbilt courses that use blogging to help students reflect on, comment about, and introduce new ideas to course material. Click on the blog title to view the originating course blog. You can also click on the Participating Blogs tab for links to each blog.
ADD YOUR COURSE BLOG TO THIS SITE!Are you administering or participating in a course blog as at Vanderbilt? SEND US THE URL and we'll include it on this site.
Category Archives: united states
The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco depicts the history of an immigrant family as they acclimate to America over many generations while preserving their heritage through a quilt. The story is based on Polacco’s own heritage, and is told from her perspective. The story opens when her Great-Gramma Anna, having just come to New York from Russia […] Continue reading
Government Fails to Follow Through on Civil Servants Pay Rise The Zimbabwean government and civil servants’ representatives agreed last month on a salary deal, and civil servants were supposed to be back-paid from last month, but they have not received any extra money. There has been no explanation as yet from the government about why… Continue reading
Another Controversial Election Result ZANU PF has won all three bi-elections held last Saturday 25 January, easily defeating opposing party MDC-T in Mbare, Harare Karoi, Mashonaland West and Zaka in Masvingo provinces. After the win, irregularities were reported including ‘vote-buying’ tactics, intimidation and food being used as a political weapon by ZANU PF. There were… Continue reading
Obama Snubs Zimbabwe There have been reports that United States President Barack Obama will not invite Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to a US-Africa summit in August, due to Obama’s concerns over Mugabe’s governance and human rights issues in Zimbabwe. This slight has upset the Zimbabwean government. More at: https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/01/23/obama-shuts-mugabe/ Outcry as ZANU PF ministers skip parliament… Continue reading