Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mark Jones, Comments on the Most Recent Academic Planning Survey (19 December 2012)

The new “Survey for Quality Assurance in Online Courses” (reprinted at the end of this post) is a mess.  An academic planning survey should be designed to gather views and information useful for policy recommendations.  This one looks more like it’s … Continue reading

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Graduate School: Whether to Go (Sources) (5 December 2012)

Compiled by Mark Jones, December 2012, with subsequent additions.  Suggestions welcome.   As universities seek to increase graduate admissions and at the same time to reduce full-service tenure-track faculty employment, a question arises, particularly for students specializing in fields where … Continue reading

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