Episode 4: How Off-Campus Study Benefits Teaching, Research, and Quality of Life

Postcard Pedagogy

Aug 30 2020 • 8 mins

In my conversation with Bill Moseley, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Geography at Macalester College, he shares how leading off-campus study programs in Africa and Asia has positively contributed not only to his teaching and research but also to his family life. Moseley dispels the common myth that pre-tenure faculty should delay leading off-campus study programs until later in their careers and advocates for college leaders to adopt family-first policies and other measures to promote faculty development.

This episode features music from the Free Music Archive, including theme music "Sunset Stroll Into the Wood" by Podington Bear, and "Negentropy" and "Illustrated Novel" by Chad Crouch.