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Online Education...Where No One Can Hear You Scream Part 2: How to Kill a Woolly Mammoth

The Sound of One Hand Typing

Remember back when you were in school?  The empty building, the vacant classroom, sitting alone in contemplative silence when the teacher was your only friend?   1,864 more words

Education

No End in Sight: Academic Research and "Time Off"

“Can you read these words to me, Amanda?” my first grade teacher asked, pointing at the cover of The Wheedle on the Needle. I shook my head and smiled, thinking this was some kind of trick. 2,528 more words

Academia

CREATING A STUDENT AFFAIRS CAREER STRATEGY

As you begin considering the development of a career strategy, there are two concepts from which to view it – the intentional and the spontaneous.  These concepts create the “both-and” framework from which you should create your career plan, … 644 more words

Higher Education

About this whole "paying for college" thing

I keep trying to figure out this whole idea behind paying for college. I seem to be missing something.

Most everyone agrees that higher education is a private good. 1,148 more words

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What I said to the GAO

Should the Federal Government Rate Colleges (and Universities)?

President Obama, Secretary Duncan, Deputy Under-Secretary Studley, and others, have called “foul” on those of us opposing the proposed ratings system since it does not exist. 1,201 more words

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NPR once went beyond headlines

Yeah, this song is on my mind as I consider the silliness of belief and the cost of higher ed.

I’m an innocent victim of a blinded alley… 1,080 more words

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About the Undeclared Major as a Dead Horse

…I have not finished beating it.

Quick recap: FSA is requiring all Title IV awardees submitted by institutions to have a valid CIP Code (Classification of Instructional Programs), including students in undeclared or undecided status. 383 more words

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