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Mind the MOOC?

Siva Vaidhyanathan has a new post up on the Chronicle blog that takes on the hype cycle around MOOCs. Which is a good thing. Experimenting with new ways learning online and off, particularly in higher ed, is more than a worthwhile venture. I think it probably does have a lot to do with the future […]
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On teaching at Quinnipiac

This draws the close on my second teaching appointment, having taught in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University from 2006 to 2012. I recently sat next to someone on a plane who was about to receive her Ph.D. in Communications, and she noted that it no longer seems like you take an academic job […]
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Life Immitating Art?

What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed… yet? (tagline for the new Fox film Minority Report) “Jose Padilla, the American citizen accused of plotting to detonate a radioactive ‘dirty bomb’ in the U.S., is just one of many ‘would-be killers’ the United States has arrested, President Bush […]
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