Tag Archives: Academia

#Preach

So, A.): Read This Now, let’s talk about a few things. Two of my favorite quotes: “…conventional wisdom is wrong. In reality these (humanities) degrees all produce expected lifetime earning increments far in excess of the cost of college tuition, … Continue reading

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A Post About A Post, On Steve Jobs On Educaiton

How’s that for a preposition-rich title? Please follow the link below to a new post on the NACADA Commission on Undeclared &Exploratory Student advising Blog page. http://nacadacues.blogspot.com/2011/11/jobs-on-education.html    

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Holland Revisited: A Self-Authored Approach to Major Exploration

The image to the left reflects a thumbnail sketch of my program’s approach to guiding students down the open road to discovering their educational intentions. I just had some other thoughts published at the link below…I hope you’ll enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Coolest. Job. Ever.

So, initially, I shared the quirky reason my student gave for her scheduled advising appointment to spread the light-hearted wealth offered to me by my advisees. Then my Colleague Megan chimed in and shared how it inspired her to create … Continue reading

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Confessions of an erstwhile philanthropist and frustrated educator

News: ‘Lessons From A Street-Wise Professor’ – Inside Higher Ed. Several things in this short interview struck me as tremendously important. I thought not only of the students I advise and teach, but of the musicians and erstwhile fellow arts … Continue reading

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English Literature » Blog Archive » Career Options for English Majors

English Literature » Blog Archive » Career Options for English Majors. I appreciate that the above article strives to help potential English majors feel less anxious about the choice of a humanities discipline. The author does a largely successful job … Continue reading

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Where Are We Now?

Read this, please. http://thesabloggers.org/2009/07/is-whuffie-a-good-thing/ I wonder where we are with this now? I know I’ve been asking “why not” since I started using facebook in my daily advising praxis back in 2005. But I suspect more of the SA collaborative … Continue reading

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