Can Badges Help Education (and Society) Recover from Credentialism?

I continue to wonder if open badges can help education and society recover from credentialism. When I first started writing about badges, it was because I saw possible futures where Continue Reading →

What if You Were in Charge of the University of Phoenix

The Apollo Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, was just sold for 1.1 billion dollars, and Tony Miller was appointed the new board chairman. ¬†Let’s use this as Continue Reading →

Should Everyone Go to College?

Should everyone go to college? I’ve discussed this question with several people recently and many were quick to note that not everyone should go to college. Some people are just Continue Reading →

Good & Bad of the College Scorecard

Instead of playing Candy Crush or searching for cat videos on YouTube, I have my own¬†frivolous and fun online activities that fit better with my quirks and curiosities. It is Continue Reading →

Mom & Dad Can’t Agree & It is Hurting the Kids (a not so subtle commentary on the DOE & accreditors)

In case you missed the title, yes, this is a commentary on the modern landscape of learning organizations, the United Staes Department of Education, and regional accreditors. I have this friend named Continue Reading →