How to Save Higher Education

Higher education to many of us is essential, its no longer an option but is now a base line requirement for any successful career. Minimum wages are stagnant, Americans are not having their wages reflecting the increase in living expenses. Keeping this in mind, the fact that higher education has only gone up and upContinue reading “How to Save Higher Education”

Future of the University

Hopefully it will happen soon, but I think the most important change we need is increased access to higher education. I think on one end of the spectrum, there is entirely too much pressure on the value of college. We take 17-18 year old kids, have them sign up for a huge amount of debt,Continue reading “Future of the University”

Future of the University

I was reminded of an exam I took for an entry level computer science class when I was reading the prompt. Apart from multiple choice questions and written verbal response, one or two questions (cannot remember how many exactly, it was a while back) require the students to scribble down computer code with pen and …

How do we begin to incorporate changes in higher education?

In a world that is constantly changing, how instruction and education are imparted must coincide with those changes, it should be representative of the world we live in. Education serves as the major tool for academic formation, knowledge development and overall understanding of how things and the world function. In order to break barriers and …

How important is the teaching role to the tenure-track professors?

I have been in higher education since 2013 and my shallow experience may not be enough to comprehensively judge the education system, but what has been engaging my mind is that the boundary of teaching with research is not optimally handled in higher education, especially in the U.S. schools. I have had many experiences with …

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Weekly Journal. Week 11

I remember in January 2017, when I studied at St. Cloud State University, me and my classmates discussed the article of Ryan Craig “The Top 10 Higher Education Issues We All Agree On”. This article introduced the issues that the president Trump’s administration challenged in the very beginning of its term. Now I would like …