My Obsession with Signs

So, as many of you have noticed, I’m kind of obsessed with signs… That’s because part of what I study is visual rhetoric, the use of images for rhetorical purposes. On this trip, I’m specifically interested in the similarities and differences between street and warning signs in the U.S. and here in Europe. More specifically, […]

Competition vs. Commercialization

Our speaker, Anna-Marion Bieri, got me thinking on Friday. How has the Bologna process affected competition between universities in Europe? It seems like the structure of the higher education system would have a definite impact. I mean, it does here in the states. The more privatized higher education becomes, the more competition increases. And that […]

Here goes…

Welcome to my blog for the Preparing the Future Professoriate Global Perspectives 2012 Switzerland trip. First lesson learned: I never want to type all that again, so that’s why we shorten it to PFP Switzerland. This blog is where I will share other lessons and insights from before, during, and after the trip. I’ve titled […]