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10 Exhibitors to Visit at #NACAC14!

There are a TON of fantastic exhibitors at this year’s #NACAC14. 202 to be exact…as of last count! There are also some great sessions planned, phenomenal speakers, meet ups, and the potential for the #NACAC14 selfie-of-all-selfies (so make sure you say hi to… 992 more words

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What You Need To Know About For-Profit Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Ed published just today another nightmare story about practices at a for-profit college: Corinthian. Fortunately, this one is on the verge of closing anyhow, but you need to take heed, because Corinthian College isn’t alone among for-profit institutions in the use of criminal practices. 1,300 more words

American History And Culture

Why should students take my course?

Yesterday a small group of folks here on campus gathered in the Faculty Alcove of the library to watch the first webinar for Connected Courses. The Webinar featured  Mike Wesch, Cathy Davidson, and Randy Bass, and was FANTASTIC. 611 more words

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Foodies, rejoice!

So we aren’t Austin. Or New York. Or a lot of other places with amazing restaurants and food trucks sprinkled all over the place. It’s Lubbock, y’all. 191 more words

Tyler Oakley Interviews FLOTUS, Talks Education, Slays

Tyler Oakley, a force on the internet has had a crazy year with one of those including visiting The White House. So included on the FLOTUS’ agenda is focusing on education, and encouraging students to pursue and continue their education. 95 more words

Pop Culture

Making accessible PDFs accesssible

Requests for books in alternative format for students are most frequently accommodated by disability service (DS) offices via publisher files. These publisher files can sometimes take the form of quite large whole book PDFs, i.e., one PDF containing a several hundred page textbook with graphics and fancy fonts. 1,399 more words

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