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Student Shaming and the Need for Academic Empathy

“I feel I have just been beaten down with everything I have ever written.” The confessions begin at first reluctantly. Then, they gain momentum: “Writing feels...
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The Ultimate Life Experience: Preparing Students for the World Beyond the Classroom

There needs to be a general reshaping of how college is viewed and how colleges act. There is an epidemic going on right now. Students invest...
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The Safety Paradox

Two news stories at the beginning of the 2016 fall semester reignited an ongoing debate about the importance of safety in higher education. The first was...
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Meeting the Dimensions of Education

When we talk about education, one fundamental thing from which we should start are the aspects in which education takes place. What does a person need...
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“Weights are anointed by with holy powder at Grant Rd Market daily. Just one of the many intersections of creed and commerce to be witnessed across India.”

Community-Focused Versus Market-Driven Education

Public education is now transitioning from a system of educating citizens to a market for profit.  “Venture capitalists and for-profit firms are salivating over the exploding...
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(dis)Owning Tech: Ensuring Value and Agency at the Moment of Interface

Education is big business. In the U.S., over 5% of gross domestic product is earmarked for education. Student debt in the U.S. is estimated to be over...
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Learning Through Conversation

“My teaching portfolio speaks of challenges and failures alongside successes, all woven into a narrative organically establishing who I am and why I do what I...
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(Higher) Education as Bulwark of Uselessness

Almost two years ago, halfway through the twisting path that was my doctoral course, I found myself in Finland, at the “Critical Evaluation of Game Studies...
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Using a Compass without a Map: The Journey of a Mother-Educator

Orienting Inquiry and Process We shape our lives at the intersection and interstices of choice and chance. Subject to the vicissitudes of chance, we must ask...
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