Every Move You Make, Every Bond You Break

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Every Move You Make, Every Bond You Break

Huffington Post By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College Students tell us not to trust them. About three-quarters of all students self-report in various surveys that they are prone to cheat in their classes. And the many well-publicized scandals at some of America’s most renowned institutions only prove they mean what they say. Why is this?… View […]

Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

The New England Journal of Higher Education Co-written by Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College This pitch is more than incredibly crass. It is really just outright pimping of hired poseurs to online students willing to “pay for performance.” With the massive growth of online education, such parasitic companies have sprung up like weeds, presenting a serious […]

The Exclamatory Cycle of Teaching

Huffington Post By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College I now understand the fundamental difference between academic administration and faculty life. Being a dean was typically punctuated with semi-colons. Work was an ongoing continuum with slight changes along the way. Being a full-time professor, though, is punctuated by exclamation points… View full article by expert Jay Halfond

A Case of Do or Die? The Fundamental Things that Apply to Online Leadership

New England Journal of Higher Education By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College Previously, I suggested that a gradual redistribution is occurring across American higher education, especially among adult learners. Local hegemony is at risk, as online interlopers, increasingly from top-tier universities and other academic behemoths, offer students choice they never had before without having to relocate. […]

From Arab Spring to Academic Blossoming? Transforming Nations after their Liberation

The New England Journal of Higher Education By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College Those nations trying to propel themselves into the global economy face a daunting task. And those emerging from dictatorships, theocracies and bloody revolutions face even greater challenges. Many had been drained of their best minds and most entrepreneurial spirits. Corruption and violence now need […]