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BIG BROTHER GOES TO COLLEGE

The writing’s on the wall. In the not-too-distant future, the federal government will become a conspicuous presence on college campuses, both virtual and physical. I’ve been expecting this for a long time. Now that Obamacare is law, it makes perfect

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Students as Customers

Survival hinges on the ability to adapt to changes taking place in our environment.  There is no escaping this fundamental reality. Ignoring or denying change doesn’t make it any less real, only more dangerous. Unlike some biological adaptations, which can

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The Business of Education

In my previous blog post, I wrote that businesses must continually adapt to changes in their external environment if they’re going to survive and prosper. Honestly, this strikes me as such a no-brainer that I’m a bit embarrassed having written

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Education at a Crossroads

This initial blog opens a conversation on a critical issue in education: What is the best way to prepare students for a future that is increasingly uncertain? As a teacher of Economics, one of the most important lessons I try

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