Monthly Archives: May 2014

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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Stealing the Future of Our Children

Students Deserve to be Taught by Humane Experts not Counterfeits  Who is really teaching the students? At my previous university, some departments employed students who had not received their Master’s degrees to teach undergraduate students. Most of these graduate-teaching students … Continue reading

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“Stealing the Future of our Children”

Let me introduce myself. The blog is called “Signals from Mars” because Mars was my nickname when I was in college. I recently retired from a university as Founder, Director, and Professor of a program, so I have plenty of … Continue reading

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