Monthly Archives: April 2013

Changing the Message: Grading vs Reviewing (Part 4 of 4)

Continuing the saga….Rigid Grading StructuresOK, I recognize that this is a touchy subject, so I’ll tread lightly (for now). The heck with that, let’s get dirty!”You, my friend, are going towards turbulent flows.”An Anonymous FriendToday, after telli… Continue reading

Changing the Message: Degree-Level View (Part 3 of 4)

Continuing the discussion on changing educational media to change the message we send.Degree Path SheetsME DepartmentThe degree path sheet is a very helpful tool for students. This single page summarizes all of the courses that they need to take to com… Continue reading

Kaizen Was Here (Part 2 of 4)

Continuing to think about “The Medium is the Message”(Wiki, modified)A recent experience confirmed in my mind what the Communications Department has been saying for a long time:”The Medium is the Message”The way that information is presented has a stro… Continue reading

The Galaxy Reconfigured (Part 1 of 4)

(or the Plight of Mass Man in an Individualist Society)I may have mentioned that I am participating in a seminar that is discussing the impact of the new forms of media made possible by the computer on life and education. We are working our way th… Continue reading