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September 29, 2010
What is your career path? How did you get to your current job? If you are anything like me, or the people I work with, your path has been anything but straight. I'm often struck by the diversity in experience of the educational technology professionals that I work with. In my current team, we have an MPH working as a learning designer, a comp lit PhD / MBA leading our program, and a gaggle of PhDs and MBA's and MA's from various disciplines all working on developing a blended learning program.
September 29, 2010
Editors' note: today's guest entry has been kindly developed by Indira V. Samarasekera, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta, Canada.
September 29, 2010
Thus far, blogging for Inside Higher Ed has been an amazing experience. After 23 posts, I wanted to check-in with folks and give a bit more insight into my blogging process.
September 29, 2010
I had a conversation a few days ago with a professor who helped me understand some of the otherwise-puzzling opposition faculty have shown to actually using the general education outcomes they themselves voted into place.
September 29, 2010
I’ve been thinking about a different sort of gap year lately. Not the year full of promise, excitement and life experience that some graduating high school seniors plan before starting college (and mentioned in recent Mama PhD blogs), but instead the gap years in my life, where I’ve been a stay-at-home mom. These years are also filled with promise, excitement, life experiences, and learning how to parent my children.
September 28, 2010
New Haven, Connecticut, USA"Even if you're the whitest writer on the earth, you are writing about race, you just don't know it," - Junot Diaz
September 28, 2010
Are you a member of the "No TV Nation"? Have you given up cable and satellite TV? Do you get all your premium and network shows from Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, or some P2P site? Do you miss it?
September 28, 2010
I have 3 days left at Oregon State University (OSU). I've been an academic advisor for more than 3 years and have accumulated a tremendous amount of knowledge about OSU's academic processes. Life as an academic advisor consists of a never-ending stream of academic regulations, registration functions, course planning, substitutions, petitions, overrides, mentoring, teaching, and questions. When I started at OSU in 2007, I knew very little about what it meant to be an academic advisor.
September 27, 2010
You major in criminal justice because you want to work in law enforcement. You major in Nursing because you want to be a nurse. You major in business because you think that’s how you get a job in business. You major in liberal arts because...?

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