Posts Tagged ‘coursera’

Learning does not end at graduation

Posted: December 17, 2015 at 3:34 pm

I very much look forward to celebrating the academic accomplishment of the 4,000 students graduating on Saturday. A customary piece of advice in these circumstances is the idea that learning shouldn’t end at graduation, that learning is a life-long journey, that the most valuable outcome of going to college should be the desire to staying on that journey. […]

The times they are a-changin’

Posted: July 26, 2013 at 5:18 pm

What surprises me the most about the announcement by former employer, Thunderbird School of Global Management, of a strategic alliance with higher education company Laureate International Inc., is not the decision itself, but the intense, negative press it has attracted. As way of background—and recognizing I may be a bit biased—Thunderbird is a gem in […]