A tidbit for US readers … OK, everyone

I admit I haven’t read it yet (it was only published on 7 May, after all), but Jeffrey Selingo’s book College (Un)bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students is set to inspire the MOOC junkies and challenge the traditionalists. Further, this post is playing the dual role of also highlighting the great role (in this writer’s humble opinion) that Amazon plays in checking out new publications, as that is from where my information is sourced. Continue reading

Education: the big picture … new books

Whatever particular field of education with which we engage, every now and then we want to step back and look at the big picture. What’s going on overall, and who is providing the best overview of current trends and issues? The journals help, of course, as most include reviews of the latest offerings, but sometimes that just isn’t enough. Continue reading