Posts in "REFLECT"

Reflecting on My StrengthsQuest Report

As part of a recent initiative at my institution, we are working to administer the Gallup StrengthsQuest assessment to all faculty, and all students over the coming years. StrengthsQuest is a tool that provides you with the opportunity to develop strengths by building on what you do best – the way you most naturally think,…

Bots and the Future of Education

At F8 2016, Facebook revealed their roadmap for the next ten years. One of the key elements of this roadmap includes the use and development of bots to serve as a smarted interface for the user. A bot is basically a set of scripts, or a program that is taught to act in specific ways.…

Moving Toward Transparency in Higher Education

Transparency has rarely been the hallmark of business and governments - just ask former Enron, Lehman Brothers, or Countrywide Financial executives; ask President Nixon or Edward Snowden. Neither, it seems, has it been a defining characteristic within higher education. Beyond the publication of faculty salaries at public institutions, most of the sacred aspects of academia…