Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Time to Change Education is Now . . .

By ERIK P.M. VERMEULIN Technology is rapidly creating a new world. But we must teach the next generation to “live smart.” We all love technology. We all come to depend on technology. And we all want to have the latest technologies. … Continue reading

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Changing Teacher Education Changes Everything

By MARK SONNEMAN I have been threatening to write something on this topic for some time, and a timely snow day have given me the opportunity to get a solid start on things. If you have read anything I have … Continue reading

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Students Applying Economics Through Campus Place-Based Learning

By MATTHEW METZGAR Introduction Place-based learning is a pedagogy where the local community and built environment are used as vehicles for learning. In previous semesters, the author has utilized place-based learning by connecting business and economics students with local businesses. … Continue reading

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A “Letter” to “Millennials”

By ERIK P.M VERMEULEN In my various “gigs,” I am involved in a lot of hiring decisions. At the university, at the large multinational where I also work, and at my wife’s restaurant. And like many employers, we look to … Continue reading

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Community Outreach in Texas: Students Apply Their Skills in the Real World

By KELLI NEUMAN and AUSTIN LARGE Picture a group of students storming a council meeting, except they aren’t there to protest — they’re there to run the meeting. One student, witnessing the needs of the elderly and handicapped in her community, creates … Continue reading

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