Posts about Education

Tomorrow’s skills

My friend Rich Gordon of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern asks for a plug to get us nontraditional journalists to fill in a survey about the job skills in the trade that will be needed tomorrow. It’s not wholly relevant to our humble craft but please do help influence the stats to show that there’s a newer, simpler way in terms of basic technical skills (but not intelligence). I generally tire of such surveys but this one is quick.

Prof. Blogger

Rebecca Goetz says blogging and the academe do go together, in spite of fearmongering that leads to this: “I also received a few disheartening e-mail messages from grad students who had been told not to even think of blogging because it would destroy their chances of getting a tenure-track job.” [via Drezner]

Professor of overwriting

That’s him.