Category Archives: Education

The Tao of Online Learning

(The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai, ca. 1530-33) As has been the case for my colleagues around the world, I have had to move my classes online in the middle of the term. For us here in Florida, public … Continue reading

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Distance Learning via 2020 Foresight

(originally pubished at LinkedIn on March 20, 2018) When I first worked in distance learning in the mid-1990s, we mailed out textbooks and workbooks to students who took proctored exams over green screen terminals. I even took some of the … Continue reading

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Put to the Test: Thinking Critically About College Testing

Does being a “university educated person” still mean what it did to previous generations? Our cultural expectation was that college graduates would be broadly conversant on many subjects, be able to engage in cocktail chatter with a variety of people, … Continue reading

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The source of true academic freedom

The University of California Board of Regents should be commended for enacting a strong statement affirming faculty rights in the area of academic freedom. The 2006 Garcetti decision asserted that faculty rights to speak about administrative issues were not necessarily … Continue reading

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Expert thoughts on the US education sector

March 07, 2013 5:08 PM I was just interviewed about the state of education in the US. In the article, I talk about the straw man of class size … You can read the article below: Zintro expert thoughts on … Continue reading

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