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Norm,
Your comment was like a breath of fresh air. Amen.


On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Norman Stahl wrote:

> In the higher education arena, one will face more academic grief from
> obtaining a degree from a school perceived as less than academic than if
> one does not have the actual terminal degree.  Higher education is filled
> with the I'm better than you attitudes based on degree granting institution
> or type of degree--Ph.D. versus Ed.D. versus etc.
>
> The key may be to find a traditional school that can meet you half way.
> Degree programs in adult education often understand that folks bring with
> them valued experiences.
>
>
>
> Norman A. Stahl
> Professor and Chair
> Literacy Education
> GH 223
> Northern Illinois University
> DeKalb, IL 60115
>
> Phone: (815) 753-9032
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> Universities are institutions run by amateurs to train professionals.
> Derek Bok----Harvard University
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> In examinations, the man who succeeds is not the man who can write well
> about something that he knows, but the man who can write brilliantly about
> something of which he knows nothing.  D.B. Jackson----the Royal Air Force
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