PLYMOUTH, N.H.-A new compilation of entertaining and thought-provoking stories about teaching and learning life’s lessons at Plymouth State is now available. PSU Professor of Music Bob Swift has edited a new edition of Teaching Moments called, More Teaching Moments: Selected Memories of PSU Faculty.
PSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Julie Bernier characterizes the book with this quotation.
“A university is defined by far more than the size of its campus, number of its faculty, or height of the clock tower; rather, the essence is found in what takes place in its classrooms, laboratories, recital halls, studios, and on its athletic fields.”
This collection serves as a sequel to the first one (print) published in 2005: Teaching Moments: Selected Memories of PSU Faculty. The book is available online for all to read, or as an iBook (available free)
The online version is available at https://www.plymouth.edu/academics/teaching-moments/
You may freely download the iBook version by following the link below from your iPad:
The following book is now available on the iBookstore:
Title: More Teaching Moments
Author: Robert F. Swift, Ph.D.
Apple ID: 604946593
View in the iBookstore
Contents include: “Magic Moments in Teaching or It’s a Wonderful Life” by Kathleen Arecchi, “I Love This Place” by Julie Bernier, “Athletics and Academics” by Kim Bownes, “You Never Know How Important a Student Will Become” by Charles E. Brown, “Enlightenment” by Peng-Khuan Chong, “Retake” by Eileen Curran-Kondrad, “Courtroom Case” by Mark James Fischler, “Changing People’s Lives” by Michael L. Fischler, “The Ghost Is a Pianist! (Through the Years of Silver Hall)” by Carleen Graff, “The Second Best Student I Ever Had” by David F. Haight, “To the Rescue” by Dennis Machnik, “Upon Reflection” by Louise McCormack, “Tough Day on Mount Washington” by Bryon Middlekauff, “I Am the Pirate King … Well, Maybe Not” by Paul Mroczka, “A Lifelong Lesson” by Kathleen Norris, “The Space Between” by Meg Peterson, “The Other Side of the Desk, a Trilogy” by Nancy Puglisi, “Auf Wiedersehen .. not Good-bye” by Larry Spencer, “Getting to the Heart of It” by Sara Jayne Steen, “A Lesson in Photography” by Henrieke I. Strecker, “Selected Shorts” by Robert F. Swift and “A Pair of Glasses” by David Talbot.