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Raise the Bar advocates higher standards for engineers

Jeffrey S. Russell believes that engineers need more training to meet 21st century challenges.

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Lights, camera, action! Preparing for a video job interview

Videoconferencing is on the rise, so applicants have to be ready.

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Making use of alternative credentials

Certificates, MOOCs and digital badges are becoming more valuable to job seekers.

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UW-Madison MOOCs for Wisconsin and the world

New Massive Open Online Courses offer a UW–Madison experience to state residents who might not otherwise feel connected to the university

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Parents as career counselors

With a little forethought, you can create an effective plan for setting your child on the path to a satisfying career.

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The Wisconsin Idea: Under Siege and Stronger Than Ever

Here’s why citizens feel protective of the University of Wisconsin’s guiding principle.

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Do’s and don’ts for digital teachers

Prof. Jesse Stommel preaches the value of experimentation.

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Wanted: Leaders in engineering

Jeffrey S. Russell, dean of the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, explores the idea of nontraditional leadership programs.

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Who controls your dissertation?

Prof. Jesse Stommel denounces ProQuest’s practice of selling authors’ work without their knowledge.

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Why Congress won’t end the net neutrality fight

Politicians like the big campaign contributions that come with a protracted battle, says UW Prof. Barry Orton.

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Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition

Jesse Stommel offers a definition of critical digital pedagogy, which centers its practice on community and collaboration. It cannot be defined by a single voice, and must have application outside traditional institutions of education.

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Avoid the most expensive words in business when it comes to project management

“That’s the way we’ve always done it” may well be the most expensive words in business. While it’s important to build on past success, every organization must remain open to new ideas and accepting of change in today’s rapidly evolving environment.

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