The tenor of American society has become very shrill and an illness courses through its veins at levels deeper than its idolatrous worship of personal weapons.
Click here to read Part One A veteran activist, wizened and white, recently gave me this advice: I used to think I needed to understand how black people suffer from racism. I thought, if it’s really that bad, then explain it to me — when it happens, how it works. But then someone asked why […]
It was a late Sunday afternoon, business were closing, and I was lost in an unfamiliar region of New Jersey. My smartphone had gotten wet. A wet smartphone is a blindsiding catastrophe for an unprepared, GPS-dependent millennial with no paper map in the car. (I have since bought a map.) While driving up and down […]
President’s Column July 2015 by Janet Glass In the last column, we reflected on survey results published in Harvard Magazine that revealed that most students taking free online courses are older and have bachelor’s degrees. Online Learning Not Meeting Expectations Even among students who have a bachelor’s degree, however, online learning may not be suitable. […]
President’s Column June 2015 by Janet Glass I needed to install a toddler car seat in my car. I found out how on YouTube. It was complicated, and I had to replay the video several times. I’m sure I’m not unique in this new way of learning. Last month’s article focused on information like a […]
President’s Column May 2015 Janet Glass I teach courses for Rutgers, a New Jersey State University. Last semester I had a student living in Seoul, Korea and one in Saudi Arabia. Rutgers offered the courses online. I like to call this new online learning environment Everywhere University. First, what do I mean by Everywhere? I […]