Essays & Images on Cities, Travel and Contemporary Culture. A web journal of James A. Clapp, Ph.D., an UrbisMedia Ltd. Production

Vol.97.3: ENHANCING CORPORATE EDUCATION INTO THE 21ST-CENTURY

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A few years ago I was riding on the light rail system in Hong Kong’s New Territories. I was sitting in front of a bulkhead with a glass frame for advertising posters. The poster in front of me

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Vol.67.5: Anti-Intellectualism and American Education

© 2010, UrbisMedia, Ltd.

© 2010, UrbisMedia, Ltd.

I remember the first time I ever set foot on a university campus. It was the winter recess of my eighth

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Vol.67.1: DARWIN AND THE RELIGIOUS-HISTORICAL NARRATIVE

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Everybody loves a good story. A good beginning, a middle and, especially, a good ending. It doesn’t

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Vol.66.6: On Teaching and Learning Part II

 © 2010, UrbisMedia

© 2010, UrbisMedia

See DCJ 65. 2: On Teaching and Learning 4.21.2010, and 24. 7: Corporate U 9.21.2005]

I’ll begin this

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Vol.65.2: On Teaching and Learning

Beijing Lectures 2008, ©2008, UrbisMedia

Beijing Lectures 2008, ©2008, UrbisMedia

Readin’ and Writin’ and ‘Rithmatic
Taught to the tune of a Measuring Stick

Again, yesterday, I heard

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Vol.24.7: CORPORATE U

Retire and get your name in lights. ©2005 UrbisMedia

Retire and get your name in lights. ©2005 UrbisMedia

After a sabbatical abroad a few years ago I was appalled when I returned to campus to find a huge billboard—the

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Vol.21.7: CAPITALIST ROADERS

Fifteen years ago a Beijinger eyes a Hong Qi (Red Flag), the Chinese built limo that only the privileged used to be able to afford. These days he might be ogling an SUV. ©1990, UrbisMedia

Fifteen years ago a Beijinger eyes a Hong Qi (Red Flag), the Chinese built limo that only the privileged used to be able to afford. These days he might be ogling an SUV.
©1990, UrbisMedia

Recently, the Chinese oil company, CNOOC

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Vol.20.5: THE TROJAN MONKEY

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Everything’s out-of-date in Kansas Ci – ty / They’re back about as far as they can go . . .

 

The genesis (oops, forgot to capitalize that word) of the debate over evolution lies is

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