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Category: Higher Education

Where I’ve been and what I’ve learned, part 1

Posted in Academic Life, and Higher Education

When you think of higher education institutions outside the United States, what comes to mind? If you’re from the U.S. yourself, you might have some assumptions worth questioning. Higher ed, like nearly every contemporary human endeavor, is globalizing. Lots of…

From assessment cop to assessment advocate: On the prevention and treatment of data rage

Posted in Academic Life, and Higher Education

As more institutions sink more money into myriad student success programs, the appetite for data documenting the impacts of those programs grows and grows.

What higher ed could learn from affordable acupuncture

Posted in Higher Education

Much of the pontificating about costs in higher education claims that it’s become fundamentally unsustainable. There’s the famous likening of teaching in higher education to live string quartet performance – something that can’t be compressed for efficiency, done by fewer…