More than 4 out of 5 students graduate without a job. How could colleges change that? – The Washington Post. “…How Could Colleges Change That?…” I can guarantee two things. (1) They could change “that” by not scamming people by telling them they are educating “students”, when they are just conning “customers”. (2) Don’t count […]
Archives for January 2015
I Answer: More than 4 out of 5 students graduate without a job. How could colleges change that? – The Washington Post
I will be trying to organize this blog better than it presently it. It might take awhile, but I hope to make it much easier for users to follow a topic. I will have subcategories and will be careful with tags. In the future, I will try to use only one or tow categories for each post. […]
FYI Can Students Have Too Much Tech? – NYTimes.com.
“Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct in Its Ban on Hard Liquor – NYTimes.com. I put “I Hope” because though all I have seen is good, one never knows. Anyway, I pointed out that Dartmouth’s administration may be ok. “This is one of three actions I have seen from Dartmouth that impress me (as a former math […]
Is College Sexual Assault a Fraternity Problem? – NYTimes.com. I wrote: “The problem is colleges, period. They do what their “customers” ask, whether it be in the realm of fun, football, faux-classes, faux-degrees, or whatever. If they get complaints from “customers” that the school is no fun, they will get fun – even if that […]
This article, Vanderbilt Rape Convictions Stir Both Outrage and Denial – NYTimes.com. is about a horrendous rape, but it contains excellent insights into why colleges can get away with so much; whether it be covering up campus crime, letting football players get away with crimes, or, cheating students out of an education. I explain in […]
The Fraud of the Student-Athlete Claim – NYTimes.com.
America’s elite: An hereditary meritocracy | The Economist. I tried to explain my view. The most important fact about higher education is missing from this analysis. That fact explains much of what we see happening here on many fronts: socially, politically, economically. The eminent sociologist David Riesman observed (in 1980)how corrupt American universities were becoming; […]
More On: Why are so many college students failing to gain job skills before graduation? – The Washington Post
Why are so many college students failing to gain job skills before graduation? – The Washington Post. I added two comments. COMMENT Of course, students “think” they are better prepared than they are. That’s what we professors are there for, to make sure they all “think” they are getting a good education. Here is how […]