29 novembre 2018

Discussing For-Profits at Princeton

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. On Wednesday I had the opportunity to attend a screening of “Fail State” at Princeton, and to participate in a panel discussion afterwards. It’s a terrific documentary about for-profit colleges, in which community colleges play the role of the good guy. More...

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Possible Dissertation Topic?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. The recent IHE article about online classes rang true. In the two-year sector, for instance, it showed that online enrollments are up, even as overall enrollments in the sector are down. That has been true locally for years. More...

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A Rare, Explicitly Political Post

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Voting beats the alternative. Do it, even if you have to use just one well-chosen finger. More...

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Sneaking Through Open House

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. The trick to being a good secret shopper is that you have to blend in. In this case, I wasn’t trying to hide from the faculty and staff, who recognized me easily.  I was trying to blend in with parents, so I could get a sense of the conversations among them. That meant trying to pass as a middle-aged suburban dad. More...

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Be Civil, Not Angry

By Eboo Patel. Democracy benefits from approaches characterized by inquiry, relationships, persuasion and reason – and other reasons why civility is better than anger. More...

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Obama-ism Beats Trump-ism

By Eboo Patel. When a dangerous leader deploys the politics of division and demonizes groups of people you care about, it is so hard to resist choosing one side and responding in kind. But that’s exactly what’s required of social change agents in our particular era in history. More...

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Five Frames for the Midterm Election

By Eboo Patel. The Trump story offers racism and sexism to white rural working class men. What might a progressive story offer. More...

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Campus Administrators Lean Left – Is it a Problem?

By Eboo Patel. There are 12 liberal administrators for every conservative one. What does this mean for our campuses. More...

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Women Are Angry

By Eboo Patel. When progressives say "women" do we really mean only the women with whom we agree. More...

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Michelle Obama’s Advice for Student Activists

By Eboo Patel. A narrative that communicates that personal excellence and system change are two sides of the same coin. More...

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