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International education

April 23, 2014

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

– Mark Twain

 

 

Indulge me on this posting as the subject matter is one of my favorites: international education.

Why RIT needs to embrace 'liberating education'

April 1, 2014

"Liberal education: An approach to college learning that empowers individuals and prepares them to deal with complexity, diversity, and change." 

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), “What is a 21st Century Liberal Education?”

 

I like the word 'general', I really do. I use it to set a discussion around 'general principles' or to indicate a collection of ideas that dominate a topic such as 'generally speaking …’

RIT Ingenuity

January 20, 2014

"Good news, everybody" 

-- The professor from Futurama

Quirky and gifted. These words keep coming up in discussions we have with the Strategic Planning Steering committee to describe our students. Quirky, well, that's just the RIT way and who doesn't want to be a bit quirky anyway. But gifted isn't something you just say you are, nor is it a characteristic you learn—it is unsurprisingly a result of some gift you've been imbued with. 

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