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Monthly Archives: July 2012

4 Reasons Studying Abroad Can Help Graduates Find a Job

Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2012

Within the ongoing debate about the connection between postsecondary education and gainful employment, the option of studying overseas is often overlooked. Given the rapid advancement of technology, the globalization of most professional fields, the importance of diversity, the need to confidently present yourself to potential employers as a qualified applicant with unique talents and skills, [...]

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Don’t Applaud the Alleged Demise of Education

Posted on Monday July 23, 2012

Would you applaud or celebrate if you believed a philanthropist who had accomplished good things for you and your community were dying? If you had some kind, elderly neighbors who tried to do right by you and others around them, would you make disparaging remarks about them, destroy their property, or slander them with false [...]

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Tips for Converting Your Online Class to F2F

Posted on Friday July 20, 2012

It seems like only yesterday that ground campus faculty were making the transition to teaching online. There were frantic efforts to attend training sessions on Learning Management Systems (LMS), learn how to use the various features available virtually, and offer tried and true face-to-face (F2F) lessons in an online format. I remember most of us [...]

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Why Academic Outsiders Shouldn’t Be Education Leaders

Posted on Thursday July 19, 2012

One of the problems plaguing higher education today is the transitional nature of top leadership positions at U.S. colleges and institutions. The inability of the American public to decide on a focus for academia, the resulting war upon education that derives largely from a dissatisfaction that learning institutions can not provide that perfect panacea for [...]

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