Tags » Adult Education

Writing Comp's, Degree's and I must be Mad!

My mind has been jumping lately, going in directions that are spurring me forward on one hand, but also wrecking total havoc with my concentration on the other. 223 more words

Flash Fiction

Where can I find out about adult residential colleges?

Members of ARCA (formerly the Adult Residential Colleges Association) are listed on their website.  The list includes residential colleges in the UK and Europe.

You can search by subject, type of course e.g. 9 more words


English is the Language of Business and Diplomacy

The international language of business is English.  Is it to serve and benefit England? – No.  Is it to serve and benefit Hong Kong? – No.  376 more words

Accent Reduction

Adult Learning

While I’m coming up to speed on this new adventure, I’m going to start off with some of the writings I did for class over the last two years. 329 more words

Adult Education

August 1st - on this day in history

On August 1st 1834 The Slavery abolition Act came into force.

When was it repealed?

The Wilberforce House Museum in Hull contains slavery exhibits, with themes including West Africa, plantation life and the abolition of slavery. 9 more words


Ed Policy Proposal #1: Ban College Level Remediation

So if any presidential candidate is out there looking for ideas–particularly you Republicans–here’s my first proposal:

Colleges and universities have been constantly complaining for 30 years or so that incoming students are in dire need of remediation1. 540 more words


At the Newberry: Reading Ivan Turgenev

It was Ivan Turgenev – not Fyodor Dostoevsky or Leo Tolstoy – who stood at the pinnacle of Russian literature in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. 274 more words