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Entries by Tom Vander Ark from 09/2012

Portland Paper on a Digital Witch Hunt

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Education

A reporter who proudly proclaims "I'm an award-winning journalist with extensive global experience" appears to be panning for a Pulitzer from his perch in Portland. His second hit piece in a week attempts to "expose the flow of money and influence" in Maine education.

When Bliss Doesn't Pay the Bills

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

It may be hard to find that one thing that brings flow, experience, deep satisfaction, and the stuff you'd want to do if you didn't need to work. You won't find your bliss if you're not looking for it. You won't find your calling if you're not calling the question on a regular basis. Reflecting

MOOCs Shift From Curiousity to Employability

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

MOOCs and other learning resources are reshaping how people prepare for employment. With clarity around job requirements, lots of learning options, assessments that let learners show what they know.