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WRITINGS AND TEACHINGS

KENNETH WESTHUES
Professor Emeritus
University of Waterloo, Canada

Updated with quotes for March 2017:

Classic:
The greatest service the teacher can render the student is to increase his freedom—his free range of activity and thought and his power of control.
— Mary Parker Follett, "The Teacher-Student Relation," 1928.

 

Direct:
Reciprocity insists that in the pedagogical scale of values, first place be reserved for every individual student's autonomous intellectual development, whether that is in the direction we approve, or not.
On Trying Not to Be a Kierkegaaardian Professor," paper, Atlanta, GA, 1985.

Garden moment for March 2017:

Pearl Fryar's topiary garden in Bishopville, South Carolina, a work of art at any time of year.


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