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A NEW AUTHORITY

Posted by Daniel S. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, In : books and movies 

IT’S my distinct pleasure to be the first to announce the ascension of a new authority in the world of dance, acting and authoring, Dr. Setsuko Tsuchiya — https://www.setsukotsuchiya.com — having recently reached the end of her multi-year foray into academia with the final acceptance of her dissertation and completion of her PhD in Performing Arts in Ballroom and Latin Dance Performance. As her dance, acting and life partner, I can personally vouch for the difficulties she overcame in h...


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Accredition and the Dodo

Posted by Daniel S. on Sunday, September 20, 2009, In : Accreditation 
Aloha - and what you may well ask does the American post-secondary system of accreditation have to do with the extinct dodo bird?  I'm sad to say that you just guessed the answer: they're both extinct. Okay, the dodo bird I get, but what about accreditation?  It's hardly extinct - it's the very foundation of North American higher education, isn't it?

The answer is, it was.  Back in the early 50's and 60's accreditation had a particularly important meaning:  courses taken at one American colle...
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