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Students Were Afraid to Learn About Other Religions!

The Classroom Became a War Zone! Excerpt from Final Exam Jihad.  An Opportunity for Loneliness.  “You and Me” We started together, you and me.  We were new on campus.  We found new friends and faced new challenges.  Some of us … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Caves into the Cries of Bureaucrats “The U.S. Department of Education has retreated from its controversial plan to create a giant college-ratings system, top officials revealed on Wednesday. Instead, by late summer the department is now promising to … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Professor!

A Friend of Mine Passed Away the Other Day Darlene (not her real name) was from Malaysia.  She had made her way to Australia where she worked to obtain her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems.  When she passed, she was … Continue reading

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Malala is Correct! Children need an Education!

Education is a Key to a Better Life! Malala Yousafzai, the very young winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has reminded me of how important an education is for all of us.  Anita Price Davis and I are updating our book … Continue reading

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Misogynists in the President’s Office

Misogynist Politics Take Down Strong and Competent Female Leaders There are a lot of stories to tell on this subject. The recent public issues with misogynism in the video-gaming industry are just the tip of the iceberg.   In my career … Continue reading

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Educators who March into Hell!

    Faculty! Beware of Idealism and Altruism! They could ruin your life! Manipulative bureaucrats often dupe faculty because they understand how dedicated faculty are to students and to their disciplines. The lyrics of “The Impossible Dream” from The Man … Continue reading

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Students Who Should Not Enroll in College!

Disruptive Students Ruin the College Learning Environment Today almost anyone can go to college.  Federal, state, and college loan programs make obtaining an education a reality.  What a deal!  When I entered college, we had to compete academically in order … Continue reading

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Pay Bureaucats (Bureaucrats) at Universities Less than Professors!

Bureaucats Are Paid Too Much! During my over thirty-plus years in higher education and at several different colleges and universities, I witnessed more incompetence at the top than I could have ever imagined.  These guys won their jobs through being … Continue reading

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Where Can You Find a Competent Help Desk? Dial “a black hole!”

Online Classes are Chaotic and Riddled with Problems Students deserve more than a sterile page filled with words when they enroll in online classes.  The list of creative ways to teach online is infinite! But there are many roadblocks in … Continue reading

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Universities can be Intellectual Wastelands

Why are some University Campuses Intellectual Wastelands? Early in my career I was sponsored to attend a weeklong workshop designed to help professors become Master Teachers. The workshop was enlightening. I learned two things. After my first presentation, the strongest … Continue reading

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