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Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

I was in the middle of a series on the theory of credentialism and Lower Ed when it became time to decorate around here for the book releases. The next … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Homegirl Reflecting on Charlotte Uprising

I have watched many cities burn over the past two years. I cried over Ferguson. I cried over Baltimore. But there’s nothing like seeing your hometown on social media with … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Lower Ed, A Series: Part II

ITT Technical Institutes is gone, just like that. A summary: In the wake of devastating federal sanctions, officials from Carmel-based ITT Educational Services Inc. announced Tuesday that all ITT Technical Institute campuses … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lower Ed: A Series

Twelve years ago I was working in a for-profit college. Seven years ago I was ashamed of having worked in a for-profit college because I was suddenly surrounded by real … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

The $20 Principle

I have written before about how $20 can change a student’s life. The $20 is slightly euphemistic but not entirely so. We talk a lot about big money in higher … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · 9 Comments

Critical Learning in the Modern University

I had a great time with the Digital Pedagogy Lab yesterday. I hope to get back a bit more before it wraps up Friday. My keynote discusses our experiences launching … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Philosophy of Voting and Revolutions

There is a meme floating around. I won’t share an image of it. Somewhere along the way, I pieced together too many followers to casually link to people’s memes and … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment