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Parable

 

Erasmus was a man of great stature in his community. To the ignorant he gave knowledge. To the sick he gave cures. To the needy he offered jobs helping others in their community. 356 more words

Teaching

Downfall of the American Dominance in STEM Fields

The United States are slowly but steadily falling behind in the technological advancement field. According to the U.S. Department of Education, “In 2005, foreign-owned companies were a majority of the top 10 recipients of patents awarded by the U.S. 2,993 more words

Education

CIO - 71 percent place more weight on skills and experience than on higher education

By a surprisingly large percentage, CIOs put more emphasis on skills and experience than on tech degrees from prestigious universities.

A Robert Half Technology survey of some 2,400 chief information officers at companies with more than 100 employees found 71 percent place “more weight on skills and experience than on whether or not a candidate attended college/university.” Another 12 percent said university prestige didn’t matter at all. 62 more words

In The News

What I'm Geeking Out About This Week - 08/29/14

Welcome to another episode in my life of geekiness!

I’m still pretty busy this week but this should be the end of it, as the students move in here to Husson University this weekend so next week will be the beginning of classes and some semblance of a more routine flow in my life. 346 more words

Geek

Individual training

We provide assistance in finding, setting up, and using technology for LD based reading and writing needs, including: Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Voice Dream, Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition, as well as OS based text to speech and speech to text utilities. 38 more words

Services

Day 51 - Reading tea leaves

I spent this evening reading the strategy paper of the Scottish Funding Council, the Scottish Parliament‘s letters of guidance to the Scottish Funding Council, the policy papers of… 313 more words