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Installing Microsoft SQL on Server 2012 R2


Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft SQL 2012

Can be obtained from TCAT’s DreamSpark -


Note: you can use the trial software on Server and SQL if you do not have a Dreamspark account. 455 more words



If you even come near my social media right now, you can tell I’m at the Texas Tribune Festival. I’ve only been to a couple higher ed panels thus far, but so far so good. 786 more words

Culturally Inclined

A Complex experience

Earlier this week we visited Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering… and what a Complex -and experience- the place is.

A place where the nanotech market sector thrives, companies in the likes of Sematech (who hosted) and Tokyo Electron carry out research here, all while students develop through their choice of focused Undergraduate and Graduate programs. 186 more words


The Big Bang Theory of World Language Pedagogy

It has recently come to my attention that the University of Small Town USA (aka USTUSA), is teaching it’s World Language/Education students a curriculum I would like to call “Big Band World Language Pedagogy”. 283 more words

Tuition freezes in New Jersey

What’s the best way to reduce college costs? Joseph Cryan, who represents New Jersey’s 20th legislative district in the State Assembly, has proposed a bill to… 443 more words


Evaluating Course Evaluations

There’s a recent interesting study out of UC Berkeley evaluating the validity of student course evaluations in measuring teaching effectiveness. The results are similar to the results of the many other studies conducted in the past: student course evaluations are not reliable indicators of teacher effectiveness: 622 more words

Higher Education

Extra credit and real-world preparedness

It happens every term…I am asked to provide opportunities for extra credit…and every term I’m a bit baffled but never undecided as to what I should do about such requests. 1,454 more words