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September, 2010  // Posts published in September, 2010

23 Sep Posted by in Business | Comments Off

Evaluation Time

Evaluation Time

This is the season when throughout the University administrative officials are filing performance reports with their supervisors, who then do their own report which they discuss with the subordinate. It’s an interesting, potentially valuable process — even the performance report itself can be used to improve communication as well as assessment. Inevitably, the process is […]

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Educating for Peace

Educating for Peace

In a couple of weeks I’m giving a talk on educating for global citizenship, at a Buddhist-linked institute devoted to promoting peace. The center urges that everyone take on a personal responsibility for world peace — that the goal can’t be left to policymakers alone, which seems obvious enough — and I’m looking forward to […]

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McCollege

McCollege

Not a new theme, but we’re hearing more and more recently about how to make college faster. To the extent that a goal is to reduce economic burdens on students — less money for residence halls, maybe a bit less on tuition, earlier opportunity to start earning money — the conversation is well worth having. […]

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Signs and Buildings

Signs and Buildings

Here’s a problem not unique to Mason, not a big deal but also not easy to resolve. How does one reconcile a policy of making it clear that no single unit “owns” a building with appropriate external indications of where major units are? Mason has very few external signs that highlight units. We do have […]

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