Resisting Temptation: Staying True to Your “Prime Directive”
Posted on Feb 10, 2011 - 07:56 AM by Kristan Morrison in democracy.edu
I missed my January posting because I temporarily lost my vision; not literally, for I still had my eyesight, but my philosophical vision of what I am trying to do with my life in the field of education.
In mid-January, an announcement was circulated at my university that an Associate Director position was opening in the school's Honors Academy. As at many universities, students with high GPAs are invited to take special honors courses, engage in independent research, develop deeper relationships with faculty, and, if all requirements are met, graduate with special honors. The position caught my eye in part because I like working with students on research; but if I am 100% honest, I was...