Carol Phillips

Carol Phillips

Learning (or Not?) in the Digital Era

Posted on: January 25th, 2011

Millennials are the first generation to be educated at a time when knowledge is both plentiful and accessible. Educators are struggling to make the shift  from a model that was intent on helping students acquire knowledge through a prescribed path...

Millennials: Bridging Dreams and Reality

Posted on: January 21st, 2011

Millennials are famous for their optimism. Studies in the U.S. and around the world, confirm that a positive outlook about their personal future is one of the defining characteristics of the Millennial generation. ¬†‘Cynical’, ‘weary’, and ‘jaded’ describe very few...

Social Media Use: How Much Is Too Much?

Posted on: January 14th, 2011

There’s little question that social media and hyper-texting can be a hyper distraction. As social media pervades our every minute in every venue of our personal and professional lives, we all recognize that, paradoxically, it can also be an obstacle...

The Real ROI of College Education

Posted on: January 8th, 2011

The high price of college is causing some young adults (and their parents) to take a hard look at what is the likely return? While it may still be true that a liberal arts education is a good foundation for...