It has now been 78 days since union president Barbara Bowen and 17 other union and Graduate Center (GC) chapter leaders have received the open letter, with no response from Bowen. We’re currently at 186 signatories.
In significant news, however, there’s now progress on one of the asks in the letter: the change in chapter-affiliation policy for…[Read more]
Here is my presentation for the 2014 AAEEBL conference, complete with text. Thank you to those who came, to Macaulay Honors College for their support, and to those reading this for their constructive feedback.
After over a decade of integrating eportfolio technology into the post-secondary classroom, where do we stand? The…[Read more]
To keep up with the progress of redefining IL, Keiser’s detailed report on ACRL’s work is rather helpful. (Barbie E. Keiser is an information resources management consultant located in the metropolitan Washington, […]
July 29th, 2014 @ 3pm:
Because of technical issues, ILLiad (the Interlibrary Loan system) is unavailable at this moment.
July 29th, 2014 @ 4:30pm:
We should be back to normal soon. According to the vendor (OCLC):
We have brought your MS SQL database server back online. A network issue was interrupting the connection.
At this…[Read more]
Dear Commons Community,
Tanya Roscorla, at the Center for Digital Education, has an article examining issues (definitions, models, evaluation) associated with blended learning. She bases much of the article on comments from my colleagues (Chuck Dziuban, Patsy Moskal, Charles Graham) and me that establish the need for critical evaluation of…[Read more]
By Basil Anthony Smikle Jr.
Earlier this year, Gallup reported that a record number of Americans identify as Independents. Forty-two percent of the country shed traditional political party labels: Republican […]
Dear Commons Community,
President Obama made waves last week when he called out American companies that practice inversions by setting up operations overseas in order to avoid paying taxes in the United […]
Anne Chamberlain wrote a new post Recruiting and Hiring Individuals with Disabilities, on the site Recruiting Tools 1 day, 8 hours ago
Earlier this year, revised regulations on employment of individuals with disabilities took effect (Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
In the 24 years since the enactment of the Americans […]
Picciano, A.G. (February 2014). MOOCs: The hype, the backlash, and the future! University Outlook, 1(4). http://universityoutlook.uberflip.com/i/260407/2
This is a reprint of an article I wrote that was […]
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