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Presence and Absence in the Academic Conversation: A Reflection on a Conference

I just returned home from a major Composition Studies conference, an annual affair I both love for all I learn, and for the friends and colleagues I see each year, and dread for the feelings I often have of being out of sync with my own field.  559 more words

Adult Learners

Changing a narrative

Yesterday I watched the video of a Parkland shooting survivor juxtaposed with an NRA spokesperson where, line for line, the student changed the narrative of the NRA’s message. 237 more words

Learning Delivery

Virtual public school to fill the void for adult learning in Calgary

A virtual public school that offers the Alberta curriculum to online high school students is now planning to expand to accept adults.

Vista Virtual, based in Pembina Hills, north of Edmonton, plans to pick up the slack now that… 390 more words


Walk This Way

I spent the last five weeks immersed in two experiences. First, my family hosted a 19 year old foster-care “graduate” needing a short term place to stay. 477 more words

Adult Learning

Mix It Up Book Club: The Classics

Inspiration and thought can come from an array of sources. I have recently tried to make a focused effort on adjusting the balance of healthcare and… 157 more words

Adult Learning

A new focus on adult skills in Germany?

Inside Germany, news of the coalition agreement was met more with grudging relief than enthusiasm. It followed an election in which both main parties haemorrhaged support; for the Christian Democrats, the outcome probably spells the beginning of the end for Angela Merkel’s long period of political dominance, while the Social Democrats’ loss of support is starting to look existential. 398 more words


Books on classical music: Some essentials (1)

A little knowledge will help you enjoy classical music more than none. A lot of knowledge will help even more. Here are a few books that I think every classical music lover should have on their shelves for easy reference. 632 more words

Classical Music