Starred Review in Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Weekly ran a starred review of NOW YOU SEE IT in their magazine’s May 30th issue: ★Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live,… Read more »

It's NOT the Technology, Stupid! Reponse to NY Times "Twitter Trap"

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The Internet doesn’t make us shallow, stupid, distracted, lonely, or soulless–we do that to ourselves. It’s not about the technology. It’s about humanity, and how we choose to adjust and to transform our institutions to support the real world we all live in now, not the fantasy world we like to remember through rose-colored classes.

But Whose Fault? A Response to the Nation's 'Faulty Towers' Essay

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If the US now ranks with Russia and Iran as nations with greatest difference between its richest and poorest occupants, what does that mean for the future of American culture and values? Those are the key questions. It all goes together. And, returning to the Nation article, it is incumbent on all of us–all of us in academe, in all fields, and all of us who are simply interested in the future of education and the future of our world–to work together towards rectifying increasing inequalities before they engulf us all.

So Last Century: Hightlights from Times Higher Ed Cover Story

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I’m delighted my Cover Story, “So Last Century,” about the state of current higher education–how we got this way and how we can do better–just came out in Times Higher Education (UK). It is already being circulated to deans and college presidents, according to various emails and Facebook postings and tweets I’m reading. Here are some highlights to whet your appetite: the lead, a few tidbits, some promising programs that are prototyping change—and the url.

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