Celebrating our third year with a veteran of higher education: Peg Miller of Change Magazine

 

Peg Miller, Executive Editor of Change Magazine opines about the national imperative to “educate more people better,” what stands in the way and what federal and state governments and institutions can do to improve teaching and learning.

 

Individual Questions:
Why we need to educate more people better (2:53)
An important catalyst for change: The U.S. ranking by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) (:25)
The role of the federal government, states and institutions in improving education quality (3:12)
The burdens of regulation (1:26)
The decline of state financial support for higher education (1:08)
The importance of faculty engagement (1:43)
The accountability imperative (1:17)
Strategies for improving teaching and learning (1:21)
Direct assessment, teaching through practice and the Robot’s Club (1:46)
Comparing U.S. higher education to the rest of the world (1:40)
From imparting knowledge to learning that propels students forward in their lives(1:18)
The importance of the teaching mission(1:13)
Analysis by Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon (7:20)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0 Produced in conjunction with the Average Guy Podcast Network

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