Do you think whoever thought this was a good idea will have a job in the fall?
How do you balance being an academic with being a new parent or caregiver?
You may be smart, but are you tough enough to teach in Iowa?
The college has announced a new program that will meet the financial needs of all Arkansas students, “who have a 3.6 or higher GPA and who have a 27 ACT or above or 1200 SAT (excluding Writing) or above.”
The question: Should Harvard Business School enter the business of online education, and, if so, how?
Somewhere, banging about my brain (we’ll call it the annoying-clips-of-movies region) there’s a scene with a woman who has a drawn out accent saying, “I never pay retail.” I imagine her smoking a cigarette and being generally disinterested in both the conversation and the act of smoking. I share this detail, because in the conversation about the costs of college and whether or not college is “worth it,” one thing that seems to get less play is how much college actually costs. Read More »College Tuition Cost: MSRP vs Discounted Deal
“The Points Don’t Matter: MOOCs, Resumes, and Learning” by Derek Bruff. Apparently, employers are starting to assign value to the SoAs they see on job applicants’ resumes. Coursera is worried that if this continues, there will… Read More »The Points Don’t Matter: MOOCs, Resumes, and Learning
My title, “The calm between two storms”, is designed to place the audience in a weird spot. Some will feel surprised, considering our own time to be one not of calm, but rapid change. Others will see themselves as having successfully weathered storms economic and/or technological, and not be delighted at the onslaught of new ones.
Technology plays a primary role in my teaching, but I rarely turn on the computer that makes the classroom “smart.”