This Tuesday feels like a middle-of-the-semester-Tuesday. The type that's cold and gray and a little overwhelming with all of the work to be done.
CNN published an article online about a month ago aptly named "Online Courses Need Human Element to Educate" by Douglas Rushkoff (2013). This article discussed the idea of Massive Online Open Classes, or MOOCs, as they've come to be known.
When I tell people that I attend graduate school online, there are always mixed reviews. Some respond with "Oh, I could never do that", while others think it's the best idea they've heard in a long time. Before I really considered MSPP, I was in the former category, but now that I'm here, with a few months under my belt, I'm thankful I can say I'm in the latter.
I don't have anything ground breaking for you today because it's a snow day in this house. I already had the day off and am planning to be productive, but my husband called in to his internship so he wouldn't have to drive in the crazy snow we got overnight.
Today, I get a desk. I realize this is a very nerdy thing to admit, but this desk is going to change my life.
Every job field is hard to break into. Companies, organizations, and institutions want to hire applicants with experience, but it's difficult to get experience if no one will hire you.
Guys won't understand this, but a new tube of mascara holds so much hope. As you open the package and see that fresh wand, you think "Is this the mascara I've been waiting for? Is this the one that will curl my eyelashes, lengthen them, AND give them volume, all without clumping??"