Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Only Four Jobs in the World

Greetings, colleagues. . . A few days ago, I ran across this entry via my LinkedIn account: In the accompanying post, Mr. Adler wrote: Everything starts with an idea. This is the first of the four jobs – the Thinkers.  Builders convert these ideas into reality. This the second job. Improvers make this reality better. This is the third …

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The Practical University

In the New York Times Opinion Pages on 4 April 2013, I came across “The Practical University,” an op-ed piece by David Brooks.  He opens the column with an interesting assertion: “The best part of the rise of online education is that it forces us to ask: What is a university for?“ He then goes …

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