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New Level of Absurdity Reached! Achievement Locked Even More!

I’ve written several times about nonsense in Higher Education. Administrators in Higher Education love bureaucracy like zombies love brains. Some bureaucracy has to exist. We want to make sure people are treated fairly. 1,712 more words


Learn Another Language!

This week at work, a couple of friends and I were talking about some of the different websites that are out there now that help you learn other languages. 187 more words


Is this an opinionated question? (An example from Truman & the A-bomb)

As a teacher, sometimes I’m asked this question about the questions I ask my students: “Is this an opinionated question?”

“Yes it is,” I reply. 708 more words


Arthur C. Clark

said, “A teacher that can be replaced by a computer should be.”.

At first I was offended.  Then, I realized that he was talking about a teacher that was still using they paradigm that we as teachers are to fill our students with information like we were filling up a glass with water. 129 more words

IIITM-K Admission 2015-2016 :: Exciting Learning Experiences Awaiting You !!

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala(IIITM-K) is the
academic arm of Dept. of Information Technology, Government of Kerala. It was established as an autonomous postgraduate Institute in 2000 and offers Masters, M.Phil. 156 more words

Teaching & Education

Email Etiquette and Higher Education

I’ve examined a number of faculty posts over the last few years, tweets and Facebook updates, blogs and essays, relating how poorly students communicate with faculty. 1,240 more words


Find a formula that works, and then work the formula

- by Ray Penner

For all you teachers entering the Christmas break, let’s all let out a collective “Ahhhhhh…” (If you’re not a teacher, this is for you as well!) 1,051 more words