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Oh Amen to this comment about Ph.D's and so on.
Helen Sabin
El Camino College


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From: "Jacquelyn Haley-Renaud" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 6:19 AM
Subject: Re: your mail


> 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
> > FAX:   (815) 753-8563
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> > ******************************************************
> > Universities are institutions run by amateurs to train professionals.
> > Derek Bok----Harvard University
> > ******************************************************
> > 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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> >
>
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