Robert Williamson Jr

Robert Williamson Jr. is Margaret Berry Hutton Odyssey Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark.His scholarly work focuses primarily on the Wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible and cognate literatures. Robert's teaching is an expression of his passion for the texts of the Jewish and Christian scriptures and the fundamental conviction that both texts and students have the potential to act in the world for the common good. Find him at hendrix.academia.edu/robertwilliamson or on Twitter at @rwilliamsonjr.

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The previous post identified three possibilities for using Twitter in class. It is only fair that I also explore three pitfalls for using Twitter to lecture less while teaching more 1. Twitter does not allow for nuance. The main concern I hear about Twitter—from both professors and students—is that ...

For several years now, I have experimented with using social media to improve student learning. I began with an exercise using Twitter to teach reader-oriented biblical interpretation (see my recent article in Teaching Theology & Religion). As the Gospel of Mark was read aloud in class, I asked students to ...

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