Cybersecurity: Moving Beyond the Basics

In the wake of recent data breaches like the ones at Target, Michaels, and eBay it has become important like never before to look beyond the basics in cybersecurity. Two key terms... [ read more ]

Are We Being Prepped?

According to Bloomberg News and Smart Grid News, yet another cyber attack occurred on the digital infrastructure of the US and Europe this week. This time the attack was no small intrusion,... [ read more ]

Printed Books Tell Two Kinds of Stories

Last month, in a used-book-buying frenzy, I picked up a copy of The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. Powers served two years in the Army in 2004-5, and his book – a... [ read more ]

Why Online Courses are Superior to Face-to-Face Classes

A podcast with Patrick Jones, PhD. Dr. Patrick Jones, vice provost and interim co-dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss why online courses are... [ read more ]

Competency, Adaptive Learning and Higher Education

A podcast with Tina Grant Tina Grant, executive director of the Center for the Assessment of Post-Traditional Learning at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss how competency-based education and new technology... [ read more ]

Forensics in Pop Culture

A podcast with Michael Verro, PhD. Dr. Michael Verro, criminal justice program director at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss the depiction of forensics in pop culture, including whether the “CSI... [ read more ]

National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College

A podcast with Dr. Jane LeClair Dr. Jane LeClair, chief operating officer at the National Cybersecurity Institute (NCI) at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss NCI’s purpose, mission, and organizational structure,... [ read more ]

66 Years of Higher Education Innovation

A podcast with Dr. Murray Block Dr. Murray Block, chief of staff at Excelsior College and a passionate advocate for lifelong learning since the start of his career in 1947, discusses opposition... [ read more ]

Is an Education in the Liberal Arts Important?

The results of two separate surveys were announced the week of September 16 that provide very interesting insights into the American job market. One addressed the opinions of those who hire candidates... [ read more ]

Diversity and Philanthropy

A podcast with Cathy Kushner Cathy Kushner, vice president of Institutional Advancement at Excelsior College, joins the Distance EDU on Demand podcast, to talk about her career in diversity and inclusion and... [ read more ]

The Nature of Competency-Based Higher Education

A podcast with Mika Hoffman, PhD. Dr. Mika Hoffman, executive director of the Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss prior learning assessment, competency-based education, and how... [ read more ]

The Art of Informational Interviewing

A podcast with Maribeth Gunner Maribeth Gunner, director of career services at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss Informational Interviewing, a powerful, but underused job search tactic. Gunner, an expert on... [ read more ]

Researching Gender Trends Among Higher Ed CIOs

A podcast with Wayne Brown, PhD. Dr. Wayne Brown, founder of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies and vice president of Extended Education at Excelsior College, joins the podcast... [ read more ]

Criminal Justice Career Pathways

A podcast with Michael Verro, PhD. Dr. Michael Verro, Criminal Justice program director at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss careers in criminal justice, myths about law enforcement, the growing need... [ read more ]

Developing the ESL Writing Online Workshop (ESL-WOW)

A podcast with Dr. David Seelow Dr. David Seelow, director of writing programs and the online writing lab at Excelsior College, explores the development of the award-winning ESL-Writing Online Workshop (ESL-WOW). Dr.... [ read more ]