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The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

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The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

    In her new book,“The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be,” NPR Education Blogger Anya Kamenetz examines the role testing plays in American public education.
  • 03.04.15

    An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

    Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.
  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

    Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.

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Trips by*

Rob Johnson


Total cost of 5 trips: $7,836.09


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Cole

Destination: SAN JOSE, CA-SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS; AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY; INTEL CORPORATION; SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS; SELECTRON CORPORATION
Purpose: TO SEE FIRST HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE HIGH-TECH COMMUNITY ON THE ECONOMY & WORKFORCE.
Date: May 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,069.70
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: THE BLUEGRASS AGRICULTURAL TOUR COMMITTEE AND SEVERAL SPONSORS
Purpose: TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS OF KENTUCKY
Date: Aug 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $534.49
source

Destination: PRICE, UTAH
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION IN UTAH
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $981.90
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Purpose: TOUR RESERVATION, REVIEW FEDERAL PROJECTS, DISCUSS TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY, AND ATTEND CHARITY DINNER FOR AGUA CALLIENTE CULTURAL MUSEUM, A 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION
Date: Oct 31, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,000.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 2, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,250.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rob Johnson.


American RadioWorks |
The campus of the University of Chicago. Kevin Carey says most students of the future won't be going to traditional college campuses. Photo: Wikipedia.

The End of College or the University of Everywhere

When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.

Recent Posts

  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.
  • 03.11.15

    The Test

    In her new book,“The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be,” NPR Education Blogger Anya Kamenetz examines the role testing plays in American public education.
  • 03.04.15

    An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

    Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.
  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

    Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.