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Happy New Year!

January 2, 2012

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The end of one year and the begining of another. Best wishes for the coming year

Centralized or Decentralized Online Learning Offices

July 1, 2010

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With online programs the debate usually rages: Should control be centralized or decentralized. Pros and cons of both approaches are discussed. In the end, the apporach that a particular institution should take comes down to the students it is trying to reach with its online programs,

Charcteristics of an Ideal Major

July 1, 2010

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Characteristics of an Ideal Major What does the ideal major look like? Almost all undergraduate programs today consist of three parts: General Education, Major, Electives. The major is the primary area of study that the student wishes to pursue. In forty years of academic work, I have had the privilege of helping many programs or […]

Where are the Simon Cowells within the Academy

June 2, 2010

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The academy needs the establishment, enforcement, and maintenance of reasonable standards of performance for students, faculty and staff. It needs the Simon Cowell philosophy of judging. Is grade inflation a problem? What's the story on annual evaluations and tenure evalulations?

Adult Autism in the Academy, Living with Epilepsy and Aphasia

June 2, 2010

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Dealing with autism in the academy, trying to function in the academy with epilepsy and aphasia

Hello world!

June 2, 2010

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My story of how an academic administrator contracted aphasia and epilepsy and is now retired.