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32 Days ’til 40: EdD vs. PhD…..

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I have been thinking a lot about these degrees lately, as I have slowly come to the realization that I need to have my doctorate in order to continue to advance in my career.  Not having the title “Dr.” seems to inhibit career advancement….. but what does that really mean?   Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 20, 2013 in attitude, Education

 

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87 Days ’til 40: The Educational PROCESS

Today I watched the following video about education: Education as a Process!

I LOVE this video!  It is so simple, yet so true.  Education is not about arriving at a destination, education is a PROCESS that, when participated in correctly, should last a lifetime.  Yet, we approach education as though there is an end point.  My partner often refers to how anti-climactic the educational process was.  She was completely convinced (as a young person) that when she obtained her PhD she would feel as though she had “arrived.”  However, when the time actually arrived and her degree was granted, she realized that she knew “a lot about nothing.”  She was disappointed.  In her case, she also had a doctorate in a field that was hard to transfer into a job, something she had not thought about while on that higher education train. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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