Adam J. Copeland

Adam J. Copeland is director of the Center for Stewardship Leaders at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. His blog is part of the CCblogs network.

Ever since I started teaching I’ve always had a skeptical view of the very foundation of most college courses: learning objectives. Until recently, I’d be happy to go off on learning objectives without any very nuanced reason why. Now, finally, I think I’ve found a way to articulate my contradictory point of view.
April 21, 2015

Usually, it’s a man who says it. He wants conversation to go deeper. He’s hoping for more self-disclosure. With the best of intentions, he wants to move past the mundane. He desires this time to be different. So he says, “Go ahead. Share. This is a safe space.” Except, no, it isn’t.
April 12, 2015