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The Diversity Façade

#WeNeedDiverseBooks. #EmbracingourDifferences. #SayNoToRacism. #Likeagirl. #AutismAwareness.

Is it because the topic matters to me that I am seeing more and more public awareness campaigns advocating for diversity in different contexts? 623 more words

Knowing the Difference: Want vs. Need

Recently, I had a Skype interview for a job that posed a really interesting and thought-provoking question.  I answered the question to the best of my ability and later on thought about all of the other answers I could have given… 418 more words

Life In Progress

2014 survey shows again that company training/e-learning is the least valued way to learn at work

This chart shows the types of learning that were valued most in 2014.  Most interesting that Knowledge Shared with Team and Web Search for Resources are at one end of the spectrum (positively) while e-Learning is at the other.   93 more words

Higher Ed

College Unbound?

Jeffrey Selingo paints a dire portrait of public higher education in College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students. 166 more words

ELearning

House Passes Legislation to Support Innovation, Strengthen Transparency in Higher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 23, 2014 CONTACT: Press Office
(202) 226-9440 House Passes Legislation to Support Innovation, Strengthen Transparency in Higher Education 381 more words
Reform

What I Read (and Listened to) Last Week:

In The Field

Colleges Must Help Further the Goals of Common Core Standards, Report Says - Students - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher education cannot afford to sit on the sidelines as states and secondary schools devise common standards that seek to define who’s ready for college, according to a report released on Tuesday by the New America Foundation.The report, “Common Core Goes to College: Building Better Connections Between High School and Higher Education,” calls on colleges and public schools to work together to agree on what it means to be college-ready. 54 more words

COMMON CORE