A discussion of continuing higher education, adult education, training,and related--and some unrelated--Tennessee topics.
Deadline is tomorrow
Call for Proposals
Deadline extended to April 11th! ACHE - Las Vegas • October 27-29, 2014
deadline to submit your proposal to present at ACHE - Las Vegas
has been extended to April 11,
The conference theme is “Winning
Together: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work.” In these changing landscapes, continuing
education professionals must rely not only on other units within
their college or university but on their counterparts from schools
across the country. Uniting together as a team allows units from
across the world to think creatively, share ideas, and provide
mutual support at times when some universities no longer see the
value of continuing education.
Reasons to present
at ACHE Las Vegas:
• To share your expertise with colleagues in your field
• To build your resume
• To secure travel funds with your institution
• To have a fabulous time with ACHE in Las Vegas!
2014 Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at Tropicana Las Vegas, a newly
renovated Doubletree by Hilton property that is conveniently located
directly on the infamous "Las Vegas Strip." For more
information about the conference, please visit www.achelasvegas.com.
Is a term no longer politically correct, evidently. As the cost of higher education goes up, direct parental involvment does as well. From The Atlantic. The Ethos of the Overinvolved Parent
Is it possible for parents to be too involved in their children’s lives when they go to college? Parents have to help their kids without overpowering them, Cohen said. Kids need to become “comfortable with the uncomfortable” and learn to navigate tricky academic and social challenges on their own. He travels to schools around the country, including my neighborhood’s high school, giving talks to parents about when and how to get engaged in their children’s college lives. Excessive parental involvement in the lives of their college-aged children, Hamilton said, extends the timeframe for parenting past the 0-18 years. It delays adulthood in children. And, most importantly for Hamilton, it exacerbates socioeconomic inequality. Students without helicopter parents, she’s found, are less likely than those …
The Best Cheap Eats in Every State Tennessee
Ribs are a dish you want to be sure to try in Memphis, but getting them on the cheap can be tough.
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Lose late. The grain of salt taken with this study is that it looks at outcomes in Europe, not the U.S. Still, this is what we liberal arts graduates always preach. From The Atlantic. The Downside to Career and Technical Education
Yet new international research points to a significant downside of such programs: Students may benefit early in their careers, but are harmed later in life as the economy changes and they lack the general skills necessary to adapt.
The study raises concerns about the trade-offs that could come with significantly expanding career and technical training in the United States—at least any version that substitutes for broad knowledge and skills transferable across jobs.
“Individuals with general education initially face worse employment outcomes but experience improved employment probability as they become older relative to individuals with vocational education,” write four researchers in the study, which appeared in the winter 2017 issue of the peer-reviewed Jo…