uwrfvoice.com
Monday, July 27, 2020 Latest PDF issue  |  Give to the Voice  |  Search

Author archive

Avatar

Mary Manke

Mary Manke is associate dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies and is in her ninth year in that position. She coordinated accreditation for Educator Preparation in 2003 and is now beginning to prepare for the 2010 visit. She teaches in the Shared Inquiry Master's Program.

December 6, 2007

Driver asks pedestrians to watch out

One thing I know I don’t want to be is the faculty member who drove right over a pedestrian crossing the street. Honestly, I’m pretty sure there aren’t any faculty members who want to be that person. I know it’s cold out, and when I’m cold, I tend to tuck my head down and keep […]

November 8, 2007

Public education funded in part by taxes

So, who pays for a college education? Most college students would probably answer this question, “I do!”  Or “My parents and I do!” Or, if they’re lucky, “My rich relatives give me a free ride.” And they would be partly right. Tuition and fees cover a good part of the costs of your getting the […]

October 18, 2007

To cheat or not to cheat: it’s up to the student

As Associate Dean in the College of Education and Professional Studies, and also when I’m teaching, I think quite a bit about academic honesty. Some of the research on this topic is pretty discouraging. Some people cheat when they are afraid of what will happen if they don’t. “If I don’t pass this test, or […]

September 28, 2007

UWRF success depends on students

Every 10 years, UW-River Falls hosts a team from the Higher Learning Commission. Their goal is to check us out and make sure that we are doing everything we’re supposed to do. You can play a part in helping us succeed when the team visits campus next spring.