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The Rise of Part-time and Commuter Students

Ken pulls together the evidence for a growing majority of college and university students who are “invisible” part-time students — registered full-time, for financial aid or other practical reasons, but in fact working as many as 34 hours a week. Now that the average Canadian’s work... Read more

Ken pulls together the evidence for a growing majority of college and university students who are “invisible” part-time students —... Read more

What to make of “the Gamer Generation”

Ken Steele’s reflections on the book, Gamers go to College, by Craig Westman and Penny Bouman. (Washington DC: AACRAO, 2006). $70 US. In a nutshell: I bought the book, and I wanted to buy the argument, but after reading it, I just can’t. Gamers Go to College is written by three administrators... Read more

Ken Steele’s reflections on the book, Gamers go to College, by Craig Westman and Penny Bouman. (Washington DC: AACRAO, 2006). $70 US. In a... Read more

Can an institutional brand ever be Cool?

Ken Steele’s reflections on the book Chasing Cool: Standing Out in Today’s Cluttered Marketplace, by Noah Kerner, Gene Pressman, and Andrew Essex. (New York: Atria Books, 2007.) Plenty of marketing books are immediately applicable to college and university recruitment marketing, but this one probably... Read more

Ken Steele’s reflections on the book Chasing Cool: Standing Out in Today’s Cluttered Marketplace, by Noah Kerner, Gene Pressman, and Andrew... Read more

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