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Pittsburgh, The Crazy Adventure.

I was pretty excited to jump in the car to head down to Pittsburgh for HighEdWeb’s Regional conference. Not only is Pittsburgh an awesome city, but I was going to be able to see some friends, make new ones, and present to the HeWeb community. 1,367 more words

Healthy Mind

Three NASA scholarship opportunities open

Applications for three different NASA scholarships are now open to those planning to major in science, technology, engineering or math.

The application deadlines are May 16, 2014. 449 more words


A New Kind of OER Course

Open Education has made great strides over the past few years.  Despite being conflated with MOOCs in the media, the good folks at OpenStax College… 688 more words

Open Education

Why Literary Criticism Matters: An Excerpt from the NUCL Keynote

I was delighted to be invited to give the keynote at this year’s Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature at the beautiful University of Portland.  You can read about the conference… 468 more words


The Plight of the Adjuncts (Part 2): Maligned by the Media?

Hey, there! Before you go further, have you read my disclaimer? Just checking.

This is not what I had planned as Part 2 of my adjunct series, but this morning Anne Kress, President of Monroe Community College, tweeted about a recent…

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Higher Ed

Soap, Biodiesel & Lawns: Partnering for Sustainability in Higher Education

Contributed by D. John Mascarenhas, MBA

Picture this. College students creating a way to use the sun’s energy to recapture and then reuse methanol from caustic water. 1,004 more words

CVTC, NWTC provide distance learning options

From marshfieldnewsherald.com: “Teaching, class sharing rises at rural schools as budgets shrink” – As rural schools deal with the reality of reduced budgets and smaller enrollments, one of the inevitable trends is the reduction in the number of classes offered as schools focus on core subjects. 407 more words

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