September 3, 2003

And the pace steps up...

Thanks to several server failures at the university’s Blackboard portal, students have panicked this week about various deadlines for taking on-line quizzes. I say, “Don’t worry too much.” So this week is scrambling to figure out what Blackboard is actually doing (or not) and holding hands.

I’ve been invited to be a “fellow” at another university’s ed policy center. It’s a low-time commitment, and I’ll accept it pending my university’s approval of the outside work. That’s almost inevitably forthcoming, if you fill out the right forms. Now, if only that annual meeting wouldn’t conflict with the annual meeting of the Social Science History Association (which they do this year) ...

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