Browsing: Evil Beard

Chair of the English department, he often finds himself torn between rebellious humanities professor, and toady administrative lackey.

Jerk Phone


When you run into people who can’t ignore their phone for more than fifteen minutes,…

MOOC Justification


MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) are very trendy in higher education right now. Like most…

The Simplicity of Email


Universities are very skilled at taking very simple technology and making it unbearably complicated. I’m…

Digital Natives


I love tech buzz words, but even better are education-related tech buzz words–like digital natives.…

God of Television


I often feel this way. Between innovations that allow me to stream content, and the…

Popular Literary Themes


It’s an easy joke, but I love the self-defeatism of Dr. Klownus. Plus, there’s some…