About those lightning rounds:
We have had two splendid weeks — thanks to Group A and Group B, one and all!
I’d like to restate their purpose and how to make your next ones as effective as possible.
akirschner commented on the post, Higher Ed’s Data Experts Face a Crossroads – By Audrey Williams, on the site Rethinking Higher Education 1 week, 1 day ago
Interesting to think about the growing role of IR in college administrations — sometimes sitting at the right hand of the chief academic officer, but sometimes in academic Siberia. Also a growing number of private companies in this space, Civitas, Cengage — aspiring to fill the gap.…[Read more]
akirschner commented on the post, Topic: International Education/standards/remediation? “Higher Calling”, on the site Rethinking Higher Education 1 week, 1 day ago
I’ve heard people argue that feminism is to blame — when women had fewer options, they choose teaching, and the teacher corps has never recovered. Beneath that silly argument, however, lies the more important question of how the labor markets work, what we compensate, American prestige, and whether we can think of examples that jobs that went…[Read more]
What is a “policy paper?” A policy paper takes up a specific challenge, examines the background, issues and opportunities associated with that challenge, and presents a fact-based argument and recommends a […]
akirschner wrote a new post, Topic: Resource constraints (quote of the week from Fred Wilson) – AK, on the site Rethinking Higher Education 3 weeks, 2 days ago
AK Quote of the week from Fred Wilson (August 23). True or false?Resources are never the limiting factor to doing great things.
The limiting factors are:
having great management that can make the right […]
akirschner commented on the post, Topic: The future of work (impact of technology on jobs) – AK, on the site Rethinking Higher Education 1 month, 3 weeks ago
How do we feel about technology in the classroom? a distraction, a reality, a necessity, another seat at the table?…[Read more]