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Ending Student Loan Predation

By David Dayen

The Fiscal Times

The graduating class of 2015 has more student debt than any class in history — an average of $35,000 per borrower for the 71 percent of students who take out loans. 199 more words


What is the Value Proposition for Pursuing Higher Education?

“If students are graduating from college having learned little, what are they paying for? If college is nothing more than a long break before adulthood, why does it cost so much” (Selingo, 2013) ? 2,856 more words

The Death (and Rebirth) of College

It’s inevitable. With some colleges closing, others transferring teaching duties to lower-paid adjuncts (but at the same time hiring more and more administration), there’s going to come a massive tipping point at which the whole structure of higher education completely crumbles. 27 more words

Instructional Design


This blog is for program chairs in post-secondary education. Specifically, this blog is about creating the right environment for instructors to learn at work, so that they can provide quality instruction. 133 more words


Regretfully, #3

The article caught my eye.  “7 things you will regret in your 20’s.”  I’m WAY past 20-something, but I loved my 20’s.  So, I clicked on the title to catch a peek of what I may or may not regret about the decade. 762 more words


My 2015 Commencement Address

By Alan Caruba ~

All manner of people are giving commencement speeches to students graduating from colleges and universities these days. It is doubtful that any will be remembered because the prospects of students depend in large part on the economy into which they are entering, the majors they pursued, their individual ambitions, and capacity for hard work. 1,026 more words

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