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Monthly Archives: September 2012

3 Reasons to Consider a Non-Profit Career

Posted on Friday September 28, 2012

In last Monday’s post, ”How to Prepare Students for the Global Economy and Workforce,” I described the paradoxical results of a Colligan Market Research survey in which over 500, 18-24 year olds were unprepared for the global economy and workforce in spite of a desire to learn about the world and the technical tools to […]

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The New Online Student: After the Honeymoon Phase

Posted on Thursday September 27, 2012

Winner of Best Colleges Online’s 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest LeAnne Prenovost will be blogging for Edventure Calling throughout the school year on issues that new online students face. When I started school online, I was so excited. I had my day-to-day schedule all planned out, which worked great until about the […]

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The NAEP Shows Disconnects in Writing Instruction Continue

Posted on Wednesday September 26, 2012

Earlier this summer, I asked the question: “Should Tech Literacy and Writing Across the Curriculum Be Joined?” (12 June, 2012). My answer was yes for three main reasons: 1. The goals of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) are nearly identical. 2. Writing and technology are already interwoven into one […]

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How to Prepare Students for the Global Economy and Workforce

Posted on Monday September 24, 2012

Eric Robelen’s Ed Week post “David Who? Survey Finds Young Adults Lack World Knowledge,” contains a surprise (12 September, 2012). Most of us would probably think that middle and high school students would have a greater knowledge of the world given access to the Internet, social media, cable television news, and other such resources that […]

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Community Colleges Expand Job Training

Posted on Friday September 21, 2012

As the public discourse over higher education rages, the rhetoric has become so heated, that many are missing out on a lot of the ways postsecondary institutions are rapidly evolving to meet the ever-changing demands of our society, especially for gainful employment and economic revitalization. One example is the way community colleges are expanding their […]

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