Toby Handfield

  • Associate Professor and Head of Philosophy Department

    I am a member of the Department of Philosophy, which is located within the School of Philosophical, Historical, and International Studies.

    For my personal webpage, with links to many publications, please visit here.

  • There is much buzz around my university at the moment about the promise of the flipped classroom. The idea is that the lecture is not an effective method of delivering content, relative to the alternatives we now have. We can deliver content better via videos, Khan academy style, and we can then use our class time for ... Read more
  • When giving a paper at a conference, or at a research seminar, should the work presented be complete or in progress? There seems to be no in principle reason why there should be a rule one way or the other. In my own discipline of philosophy, there appears to be a reasonably well established, though ... Read more
  • Early in 2007, I had been lecturing for about four years, and had become somewhat despondent about the possibilities of teaching in large group settings. I kept trying harder and harder to make my lectures better, and although students rated them as better than average, I felt frustrated that it remained hard to interact with ... Read more