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Book Review: The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy

PALS Note: We are excited to have a guest book review from Caitlin Kelly. In this post, Kelly shares a review of The Slow Professor and… 1,037 more words

Course Planning

Leadership in Higher Education Entry #8

Today, our reading assignment involved a chapter by Bolman and Gallos on Managing Conflict.

While reading it, I came across this quote in regard to making conflict productive: 319 more words

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Department of Defense to Outsource, Strengthen Institutional Compliance Program

The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides active duty military personnel with financial assistance in securing outside educational services. In announcing the plan, DoD said hiring PwC was the result of criticism about the agency’s previous handling of educational institutions alleged to have violated the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that all schools participating in the TA program are required to sign. 471 more words

Higher Ed

We Teach Languages Episode 3: The ACTFL Community Boards, a Methods Course, and Professional Development

In episode 3, Stacey talks about a recent thread on the ACTFL online community boards and her approach to selecting readings for her language teaching methods course. 173 more words

WTL Podcast Episodes

The Hungarian Attack on Academia

A remarkable story that has passed under the radar of top headlines could signal darker times ahead, particularly for those in higher education. Heti Világgazdaság (World Economy Weekly) is a Hungarian magazine that recently reported on actions taken by far-right Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. 602 more words


Discord, A Platform For Education of the Future

By Kirk Lunsford

When we look to the future of collaborative learning in higher Ed, there are a couple of trends to consider. Firstly, the number of students seeking… 812 more words

Collaborative Learning

ESL Manifesto

As someone who has taught writing to both native English speakers and second-language learners, I’ve noticed something of a “two cultures” situation between these ventures.  689 more words

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