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Colleen Carmean
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Digital dreamer, instigator, gadgetphile, kind heart.
Digital dreamer, instigator, gadgetphile, kind heart.

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Change is Gonna Come
It's been a long, a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, oh yes it will It's so odd when a song gets stuck in your head. When for no reason, Sam Cooke's voice starts up and it just doesn't stop? Why is that? Even more perplexing, I find mysel...
Change is Gonna Come
Change is Gonna Come
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Online Students: What do we know about them?
Interesting report from the 2017 Online College Students survey. Things we should have guessed, but nice to see validated. What did students say? They want an engaging, quality education. They want to be a part of a community, and want their instructor to b...
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3 Before Me
The dreary season of 2016 is rushing past my ears, sounding like a hummingbird heading for home. I thought there would be time...to reflect, to learn new tools, to come to conclusions regarding practicing practices and troubling tech. Instead, I ran as fast...
3 Before Me
3 Before Me
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Living on Hope and a Prayer
Seems every time I opened my Inbox or Facebook page last week, some friend would send me another link from the net telling us how quickly the higher education milk is reaching the smelly moment when you gag. Right now, most brave souls either don't stop to ...
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Get thee behind us, 2016!
2016. Blech. Feeling inconsolable and thus a bit lazy. Wish I could share some thoughtful, insightful, encouraging words as we wrap up a very perplexing 2016 and inanely place our hopes in a basket for the coming year. I'm writing a 2017 essay for the Evoll...
Get thee behind us, 2016!
Get thee behind us, 2016!
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The Meaning of a College Education
Today's reading:  A college degree is worth less if you are raised poor.  My friend Debra, a sociologist dedicated to "doing the work" of social good, would often talk with me about what was broken and what was beautiful in a college education. In this know...
The Meaning of a College Education
The Meaning of a College Education
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Engagement Insights: Looking at the NSSE Data
As many at UW Tacoma know, we are / have been / will continue to be swept up in change. It's inevitable as society changes to digital; as our students now better represent the whole rather than the privileged few; as our campus leadership changes; as our fa...
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Let's Talk New Horizons
New Media Consortium Every year, as if in mini-birthday celebration, I anticipate the New Media Consortium's Horizon Report . Even years when it's off, hijacked from relevancy by the futurists that often pack the democratic and process-oriented panel choosi...
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