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Academic work as a Moral Tale: An agony in a mere six fits [Part 1]

By | November 30, 2014

On our Reed College Facebook page, there has been a debate on academic reimbursement, starting with an innocuous discussion on the posting of a position for a new event planner for the College and leading up to my threatening them with my own analysis of academic job markets – a threat now begun here.

Prelude

Despite the neverending best efforts of our group to feel bad for our beloved college,

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New affiliations and activities

By | June 23, 2013

Well, since I’ve now officially changed my affiliation on LinkedIn, I suppose it’s time to announce here that I am, after a year’s hiatus, returning to academia. I have been appointed a “faculty mentor” in the college of business and technology management at Northcentral University,

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Transfering ideas and skills (Part 2)

By | January 23, 2013

seekerAt one point in the CHE discussion on transferability of ideas across courses, a participant noted that students graduating from their program often expressed concern as to whether all they had taken added up to anything useful in the Real World. As conditions out there become increasingly difficult particularly for new graduates, this is a completely legitimate concern,

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