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Vision Project MA Department of Higher Education

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

The MA Department of Higher Education outlines the directions for public higher education in Massachusetts, with its focus on The Vision Project.  Individuals can subscribe to regular newsletters.  Transforming Developmental Education and College Readiness is one report.  Other websites including Coalition FOR Community Colleges and Boston Foundation include reports shaping public higher education in Massachusetts.

OWS and College Responsibilities

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

As the Occupy Wallstreet moves to Occupy Campuses, college faculty and administrative staff can learn lessons from recent weeks’ events.  By now most of us have seen a 2 minute or 8 minute video clip [and transcript] of the pepper spraying protesters at UC Davis.  Recent articles have urged colleges to move cautiously as students make…

Technology increases faculty workloads and more costs to students

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Recent articles in Inside Higher Education and Chronicle of Higher Education have identified how faculty workloads have increased due to technology.  Whereas a teaching position may have been mostly a day job, with some preparation and review of papers, it is now nearly 24/7, with more and more expectations of  technical submissions and course management…

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