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Sweeping HigherEd’s Crystal Stairs**

*A Drive-by Post* Inside Higher Ed’s Matt Reed wrote a stellar post on higher education enclosure today. Matt generally goes stellar but he was really speaking to me today. I … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Academic Cowards and Why I Don’t Write Anonymously

The short answer is that when I started writing publicly I was too stupid to choose to do so anonymously. The longer answer takes a little back fill. There is … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 20 Comments

Wacky Weed, Tacky Racism: The HigherEd Dead End

I will live a long time and not forgive the Internet for making me read David Brooks’ New York Times weed opus. If you missed it, I apologize in advance. … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · 12 Comments

Dude, Where’s The Race in Your Class Analysis of HigherEd?

A key status marker of any profession is engagement in fights about the state of said profession. For the past few weeks a particularly public fight about adjuncts and academia … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Crystal Ball Blogging: “Next Generation HigherEd”

Tom Vander Ark has a book called “Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World.” He also has a website, Getting Smart. Vander Ark also knows the future of … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 5 Comments

New Fancy Report On Job Outcomes for College Grads

A new report, summarized in a higher education paper,  from McKinsey & Company on job outcomes for college graduates says that no one is doing a good job of slotting … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Conferences, Cuts, Honors and Reflection On My Voice

The past two weeks have been dominated by higher education cuts, conferences, writing, and massive reading. In short, I’ve been busy being a graduate student in the U.S. As Emory … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment
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