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Is College Worth It? (My Junior College + UC Experience)

Short Answer: Yes and maybe no?

Get comfortable and grab a snack…this is gonna be a looooong one!

Just to give you some background, in high school I was a very determined and driven student who loved learning (still do!) I did not graduate with a 4.0 GPA nor did I participate in the International Baccalaureate program (aka IB) that was available at my school. 1,360 more words


We Teach Languages Episode 44: A Preview of the 2018 Dimension Special Issue with Terry A. Osborn

In episode 44, Stacey shares an interview with Terry Osborn that she conducted as part of the 2018 issue of Dimension, the peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) . 160 more words

WTL Podcast Episodes

Recognizing Teaching Excellence at Western

Today, the winners of the university-wide teaching awards at Western University were announced. I had the privilege of writing a short bio on one of the Edward G. 37 more words

Tennessee: The State of UT

My relationship with the University of Tennessee began when I was 9 years old.

UT’s White County Extension agent, Linda Koger, walked into my 4th grade classroom for the first time and enrolled me in the 4-H club, along with the 20 or so other kids in my class. 857 more words

Virtual Roundtable on Engaged Scholarship and Teaching

Author: Nicole Gervasio, Emily Hainze, Joss Greene, and Nicole Callahan

Source: http://www.publicbooks.org/virtual-roundtable-engaged-scholarship-teaching/

“With political divisiveness and gaps in access to higher education intensifying, the imperative for universities to interact meaningfully with local and global communities has perhaps never been greater.

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Student Survey

Student members,

Please see below for a message from the Regional Student Committee.


In an effort to improve the experience of student members in the NE/EC Region, the regional student committee would like your feedback on how to improve our regional meetings. 80 more words

Regional News

Purdue Unbound: The Road Ahead for Conversions and Shared Services Transactions

Almost a year ago, we wrote what turned out to be 2017’s most read CooleyEd blog post: “Assessing Kaplan-Purdue.” We highlighted the ways in which that deal was more evolutionary than revolutionary, and we forecast its eventual approval. 1,020 more words

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