Archive for Higher Education

Being a Professional Professor

It seems to me that higher education is being attacked from all angles–from literal, violent attacks on campuses to an almost systematic effort to defund public education in the United States. But on the bright side, I work with wonderful, dedicated professors everyday at Bloomsburg University and across the globe who are dedicated to bettering […]

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School/Work Connection– Now Being Tested

A provocative article at Fast Company opens with a scathing condemnation of how schools prepare students for work stating that “many college graduates are devoid of practical skills.” This reminds me of the FedEx commercial from a few years ago. So to determine if a degree is practical (helping someone succeed on-the-job), Great Britain may […]

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Posted in: Content Guide, Higher Education, ID Degree

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Bloomfield College Keynote Resources

Here are the resources to accompany my address: Understanding Digital Diversity for Bloomfield College (which ranks first among small colleges in New Jersey according to Forbes list of best colleges.) Here are the slides: Bloomfield Keynote View more presentations from kkapp. Here are some resources: iPhoneIncorrectly Predicting the Future of the iPhone Games Medical Related […]

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Higher Education Bubble Post Sparks Reactions and Affirmations

Image from the website Texas Higher Ed a  project from the Texas Public Policy Foundation My post The Higher Education Bubble Continues to Grow sparked a number of interactions and posts. First, Daniel Christian pointed me to his interesting and thought provoking post titled The forthcoming Walmart of Education. He also pointed me to an interesting presentation that highlights […]

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What are the Technology Goals of Higher Education?

Within the last few years many higher education institutions and systems have invested heavily in technology and have raised the bar in student expectations for online student services and online learning opportunities. Why? Because systems and schools that fail to offer state-of-the-art online learning opportunities and accompanying services over the next decade will lose students […]

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