May 24, 2024

Jesse Stommel Tweet Featured in Chronicle of Higher Ed

Professors Are Talking About Students’ Dead Grandparents Again (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

But other professors were quick to denounce the tweet, and the trend of student shaming that they say it stands in for, as mean-spirited and missing the larger point. Jesse Stommel, executive director of teaching and learning technology at the University of Mary Washington, posted on Twitter that this kind of treatment causes more students to lie because “teachers turn the complexity of their lives into a punchline.”