My next Devil’s Dictionary: a call for nominations

by VanessaVaile

Ready for some fun? Send suggestions to @BryanAlexander’s Devil’s Dictionary of EdSpeak

Bryan Alexander

In 2016 we satirized educational technology keywords through a Devil’s Dictionary (part 1, part 2).  Now I’d like to tackle the words of education beyond ed tech.  Which vocabulary would you like to see skewered?

I have assembled a first list, to whet your appetite:

Adjunct
Assessment
Athletics
Board
Class
Communications
Curriculum
Dean
Degree
Development
Endowment
Faculty governance
Graduate school
Humanities
Legislature (state)
Pedagogy
PhD
President
Private (as in institution)
Professional development
Provost
Public (as in institution)
Publish or perish
Research
Residence halls
Social sciences
STEM
Student life
Syllabus
Tenure
Traditional student
Tuition

What else deserves a good Biercing?

View original post

Advertisements