Lee Skallerup Bessette

An educator and freelance writer

A Canadian living in Kentucky. Life-long learner. I write because I can't imagine not writing.

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Guest Post: “Generations of Women, Finding Fault with Themselves”

Guest Post: “Generations of Women, Finding Fault wi...


Getting Dirty — Bad Female Academic — Medium

Getting Dirty — Bad Female Academic — Medium

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Shameless Self-Promotion — Bad Female Academic — Medium

Shameless Self-Promotion — Bad Female Academic — Me...

The Atlantic

The 1998 Dystopian Novel That Eerily Foresaw 2013 Detroit

Set in the near future, Nalo Hopkinson's prophetic book Brown Girl in the Ring tells the story of a run-down, segregated city that turns its luck around....

Inside Higher Ed

College Ready Writing | Blog U @insidehighered

I'm taking another MOOC, and for my first blog assignment, I reflect on dropping out of another MOOC. 7 Comments · National Adjunct Walkout Day. February 24  ......

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Five Years | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

5 days ago ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. I have been blogging and on Twitter for almost five years (officially five years on March 25th). It seems like a lot longer....

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An MLA Story | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Jan 15, 2014 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette ..... Lee, we are all life-long learners. ... Lee, I was at the session you mentioned at the SubConference (and spoke there ......

Inside Higher Ed

Pedagogies of Care: A #MoocMooc Post | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Jan 26, 2015 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. During the fall semester, I was invited to give a .... Thanks for this post, Lee. I have been in faculty development for 11 ......

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Wishes for 2015 | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Dec 18, 2014 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. Rather than do a Year in Review (although you should totally read Audrey Watters and Tressie McMillan Cottom and ......

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With Grace | University of Venus @insidehighered

Mar 4, 2015 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. My daughter is a wisp of a thing, absolutely perfect for her current chosen passion, ballet. And yet she lands with all of ......

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Thinking about “Passion” | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Jan 29, 2015 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. It came up a number of times in the comments of my last post around the dangers of .... Lee Skallerup. Define "just fine." ......

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A Change of Heart | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Feb 5, 2015 ... "But, Dr. Bessette, aren't you practicing the banking concept with your ... ways, I learn stuff from reading what Lee Skallerup Bessette has to say....


SWIMNEWS ONLINE: June 1997 Magazine Articles

SWIMNEWS ONLINE: June 1997 Magazine Articles

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Tales from a MOOC, Part 1 | College Ready Writing @insidehighered

Mar 2, 2015 ... Lee Skallerup Bessette. I'm currently taking a MOOC through Canvas on Blended Learning. I've been sitting on this particular piece for a while ......

The Chronicle

What Are Your Favorite Faculty Development Blogs? – ProfHacker ...

Feb 3, 2015 ... [Lee Skallerup Bessette is a Faculty Instructional Consultant at the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CELT) at the ......