Tag Archives: Higher Education

Sexist Politics in the Academy

Females are Bullied, Marginalized, and Devalued in the Academy At my former institutions sexist politics was the name of the game for the males– both bureaucrats and faculty –on campus.  It took many forms and often it was very effective … 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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Slaves to the Whims of the Bureaucats (Bureaucrats)

Academic Excellence Has Been Thrown Out the Window! (This blog will be published in two sections.) Majors at my former university were fair game to exploit by bureaucrats and powerful donors. Majors were deployed front and center on the university web … 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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