Role of Student Life in The Community College

Perhaps I should comment on the nature of the community college student before discussing the role of my philosophy of whole student development. My comments are based purely on observation and not on any scientific research. Some may not necessarily be valid when comparing residence and non-residence campuses. Continue reading

Role of International Education

My recent experiences as International Higher Education Coordinator for the Global Education Collaborative and participation in the Bahrain Global Education Conference have left me with one conclusion.

We don’t need more international education programs. We need all education focused on international needs, goals, connections, collaboration and understanding. Continue reading

Blogging 101 and Writing 101 Are Back!

Just in case what we do in class isn’t enough, here are some options for additional practice and improvement direct from the crew at WordPress. Even better…it’s free.

The WordPress.com Blog

You’ve just started your shiny new blog and you’d like some help as you get up to speed on WordPress.com. Or, maybe you’d like some inspiration to write every day. On September 15th, we kick off two free Blogging U. courses: Blogging 101 and Writing 101. They might be just what you need to whip your blog into shape and/or establish your writing habit.

Blogging 101

Each day for 30 days, Blogging 101 offers a bite-sized blogging “assignment*,” geared to helping you customize the look of your blog, start a blogging habit, and find some new blogging friends. Here’s how it works:

  • Assignments fall into three broad categories — publishing posts, customizing your blog, and engaging with the community. Assignments are designed to build on one another.
  • We’ll post a new assignment at The Daily Post each weekday at 12AM GMT (8PM EDT). (Time zone math: 12AM GMT…

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