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In WHY I TEACH, Ken Brosky, an associate professor in the College of Integrated Studies on the UW-Whitewater at Rock County campus, connects students with the worthiness of their own ideas through critical reading and creative writing. In Brosky’s English 101 course, students focus on a text and a topic — online shaming, as one example — and learn to search for understanding in the reading and to write an academic reflection.
In WHY I TEACH, George Jones, professor of economics at UW-Whitewater’s Rock County campus since 1992, says he is a better teacher because of his interaction with his students. A classroom observer can readily see why he is a recipient of the W.P. Roseman Excellence in Teaching Award, the university’s highest accolade.
In WHY I TEACH, Susan Stredulinsky, senior lecturer of biology on our Rock County campus, talks about sharing her enthusiasm about all things biological — and about learning in general — with her students. "I get a sense of satisfaction when I can help my students open their minds to new ways of thinking that help them be more accepting of diversity in others, healthier as individuals or feel more connected to other living things."
In WHY I TEACH, Tom Klubertanz, professor in the College of Integrated Studies, talks about how his childhood sense of wonder for the natural world never left. It became a pathway he followed to a life of teaching and scholarly research.
In WHY I TEACH, Nate Maddux, an assistant professor at the College of Integrated Studies at UW-Whitewater at Rock County, recalls how, at his high school in central Minnesota, he heard the future calling. The future, he noticed, spoke Spanish.