More and more colleges and universities are treating students as customers, showing them how to push a button or fill in a formula without teaching them how to think and solve problems. I might be old school, but I'd rather train and mentor my future colleagues instead of just showing students how to push a button.
Right before I started the doctoral program, I had enrolled in a certificate program for leadership in public health. It was aimed at professionals who worked full time, but it had a couple of shortcomings. First, the assignments required working in groups at a time when there wasn't a particularly good online/remote way of doing [...]