Higher Education Webinars

Confessions of a Community College Dean

In which a veteran of cultural studies seminars in the 1990s moves into academic administration and finds himself a married suburban father of two. Foucault, plus lawn care.

November 19, 2014 - 3:50am
Actual conversation I had with a student in 2001, shortly after the 9/11 attacks: Student: We should bomb ‘em back to the stone age.  That’ll teach ‘em! Me: Hmm.  When we got attacked, how did we respond? Student: Screw ‘em! Me: Exactly.  And why wouldn’t they respond that way to us? The student was dumbstruck by the prospect that the people on the other side of his proposal were three-dimensional beings, with the same emotional range he had.  He simply hadn’t thought of it.
November 17, 2014 - 9:31pm
Students at different levels.  
November 16, 2014 - 9:14pm
Philanthropic challenges and strategies.  
November 13, 2014 - 10:11pm
Joy in teaching and learning.  
November 13, 2014 - 3:37am
A different perspective for students.  
November 12, 2014 - 3:47am
A missing standard.
November 10, 2014 - 9:21pm
Reflections prompted by a horrible, sexist speech.
November 10, 2014 - 3:48am
Does assessment change instruction?  
November 6, 2014 - 8:33pm
A young philosopher.
November 5, 2014 - 9:15pm
Communication, old school.

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