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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

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

When is a Real College A Real College?

Does college promise you a job? That’s the gist of recent Borrower Repayment Defense Rule, covered today in the Washington Post by Jeffrey Selingo: A little-known rule called Borrower Defense … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

What Now?

That’s the question. What now? As in, what has happened NOW? What do we DO now? We are in the middle of a long, hot summer in a series of … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Discussing “Race, Gender and Deviance in Xbox Live” at #SSS2016

I am in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2016 Southern Sociological Society conference. I’ll be doing a couple of talks while here. The first is a discussion of Kishonna L. Gray’s … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Sanders and HBCUs

When I spoke with the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign about recent political chatter about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) I had three points I hoped someone important might listen to: … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment
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