What You Need To Know About For-Profit Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Ed published just today another nightmare story about practices at a for-profit college: Corinthian. Fortunately, this one is on the verge of closing anyhow, but you need to take heed, because Corinthian College isn’t alone among … Continue reading What You Need To Know About For-Profit Colleges

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Ten Ways Colleges Work You Over by Stephen Burd and Rachel Fishman | The Washington Monthly

Credit where credit is due: George Cornelius at the higher ed blog Finding My College drew attention to this excellent reporting by Washington Monthly about college recruitment practices. I would only add that what’s really being discussed here isn’t the college as a complete … Continue reading Ten Ways Colleges Work You Over by Stephen Burd and Rachel Fishman | The Washington Monthly

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Technology and Higher Ed

There’s an amazing amount of babble in the news about technology and higher ed. Most of it is rather utopian, and most of the utopian rhetoric is coming from people who have a stake in selling higher ed technology, and almost all of this hype is coming from people who haven’t taught a day in their lives. Google has even recently dropped (wasted) a modest amount of money into researching the effectiveness of MOOCs. I would like to suggest some sound thinking about technology and higher ed. Before I do, though, I’d like to tell you where I’m coming from. … Continue reading Technology and Higher Ed

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