Troubled waters where I work, formerly MnSCU now Minnesota State.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Christina E. Whitfield (Vice-Chancellor for Research and Analysis at Kentucky Community and Technical College System) is urging students to consider careers that pay less but make meaningful contributions to society, like emergency medical technicians or child care workers. She reminds us that income is not “the most valuable […]
Definitely not touring community colleges. . . . College Tours, for Just $43,500
This study’s conclusions are common knowledge for those of us who teach at community colleges. As the Times’ journalist, Susan Dynarski, points out: “Put bluntly, class trumps ability when it comes to college graduation.” This article appears in the June 2, 2015, New York Times blog, The Upshot. For the Poor, the Graduation Gap Is […]
Hmmm . . . . a Panoma faculty member responds to Carey’s At the End of College. This review is one of many angry responses to Carey’s predictions. I think Seery (writer here) is wrong about the book being more like a memoir than an analysis. But I love the background on accreditation […]
Part of the reason I’m titling a book about online education, Grounded, is that most discourse about online learning sorta kinda slips away from the actual learner as an embodied person — someone, at least half the time a woman, with a body that requires care, love and fun. Those of us who teach and learn […]