Last week I had the opportunity to take part in a private meeting chaired by Jeff Selingo, the purpose of which was to provide him (and his colleagues at Georgetown and Arizona State) with feedback on a (soon to be) … Continue reading →
Academic regalia picked up. A sure sign that @MasonCHSS convocation is right around the corner. #mason2015 @GeorgeMasonU
Got to spend 2 hours yesterday thinking through the design of 14k/sf of innovation space. That's 14k/sf. #makersmovement
Call me crazy, but I just don't understand how marriage is bad for society. #LoveCantWait
@jselingo Spending billions to capture a failed pedagogy (lecture) strikes me as, well, sad. @audreywatters
But #Cambodian history is about so much more than #genocide, as this detail from the royal palace shows. pic.twitter.com/U0kvb084Ju
This victim of the #Cambodian #genocide has haunted me for years. Seemingly so calm before her execution. pic.twitter.com/HfHLn8o6Kc
40 years ago this month the Cambodian genocide began. A visit to Choeung Ek changes you forever. pic.twitter.com/u1gDW9WTvw
@jonbecker I'm betting they issue transcripts.
@jonbecker Ultimately, I suspect a lot. Especially if the ASU transcripts don't differentiate between #MOOC and non-MOOC.
A #MOOC for credit program that just might succeed. #highered
@miriamkp Those Europeans are such schemers.
Our UG awardees range in age from 20-70. Intergenerational campuses are pretty awesome places. #highered
At our departmental awards ceremony. So many great students, representing many generations of learners. Congrats all! #twitterstorians
...as compared to 62% of the wealthiest HS students, that's a HUGE problem for our country. Huge. #highered
Policy makers can talk about access to #highered all they want, but when only 20.5% of the poorest American HS students in 2002 have a BA/MA
And find ways to change the FACT that those without means in America face little prospect of obtaining a college degree. #highered
We have to find a way to do two things quickly: get those with credits to degrees without driving them further into debt... #highered
A very large number of those 2002 HS sophomores have some college credit but no degree. Imagine how much debt they are carrying. #highered
The full study is here: nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubs… #highered. Data from Table 2, p. 10.
It's because THIS is the reality of American #highered that news about the HE elite are so uninteresting to me.