Monthly Archives: October 2013

Time Magazine Reaction Piece – It’s (Not) Time to Pay College Athletes

Last month, Time Magazine had a cover story “It’s Time to Pay College Athletes” arguing for compensating football and basketball players. The cover featured Johnny “Football” Manziel in his best Heisman pose leveraging the recent controversy over allegations Johnny Football…

Toxic Employees on Campus: How to Deal with Know-It-Alls, Whiners & the Bully In the Next Cube

by Pamela Jett, Guest Contributor Difficult people are everywhere, sometimes even in the next cube. It is not possible to make the difficult person not be difficult. What we can do is use remarkable communication techniques to train the difficult…

The Role of the Research Library in the Age of the MOOC

MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, are having an undeniable impact on higher education. The advent of online learning has allowed some professors, colleges, etc. to make courses, previously only available to enrolled, tuition-paying students, available to the general public…

The biggest lesson from the flipped classroom may not be about math

Editorial note: This post was originally published on October 7, 2013. by Casting Out Nines for the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been republished here in its entirety. Robert Talbert is a writer for The Chronicle of Education, a…

3 Keys to Internal Communication When a Student Goes Missing

No campus official wants to find themselves in a situation involving a missing student, but the reality is that you can’t predict everything. There are a number of factors to consider when such a situation arises – ensuring HEOA and…

How Obamacare Will Affect College Students

As open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rolls out October 1st, college students must have health insurance when the mandate takes effect on January 1, 2014 or they or their parents will pay a tax for that decision.…