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UnTENable

adjective: incapable of being defended, as an argument, thesis, etc.; indefensible. Synonym:  baseless, groundless, unsound, weak, questionable. origin of un + tenable – 1640-50  Middle English British dictionary definitions: (of theories, propositions, etc) incapable of being maintained, defended, or vindicated … Continue reading

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“Re Re RE: Kick ‘Em in the Other Knee”

Dear Diary, I’m comin’ to you live (half-baked and barely) from the land of the diabolic cheer that begins with “Re”.  It’s about kicking a person when they are already down and it is exactly that I wish to impart … Continue reading

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Predatory Purveyors of Pedagogy

Dear Diary, This line from an article in the Portland Press Herald encapsulates the points that I will undertake in my writing to you today:  “Corinthian Colleges once ran 107 campuses that served more than 100,000 students. It was a … Continue reading

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Diary of Working Stiff: They Call Me Teacher.

Dear Diary, I suffer stomach pain for the 35th hour since our administration took their second pay raise this academic year. The word “beleaguered” doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling from daily occurrences manufactured from the top “executive team” … Continue reading

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Viscosity of the Work Bubble

The semester officially began Jan. 10th, 2014, but I was working all through the Winter break preparing all classes with the new upgrade to Moodle 2.4.  Our online Learning Management System received a GIGANTIC facelift which is much more amazing … Continue reading

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