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Re-Air: The Impact of Technology on Higher Education: A Brave New World – Part Two

New ways of learning are challenging the traditional higher education model!¬† This program explores the every changing scope of how teachers are teaching and students are learning. Joining Dennis McCuistion are guest panelists:   Adam Brackin, PhD: Research Assistant Professor, Arts and Technology, UT Dallas Marjorie Hass, PhD: President, Austin College Toni Portmann: CEO, Lockin One example... [Read more]

Re-Air: The Impact of Technology on Higher Education: A Brave New World – Part One

Technology advances have changed many things, one of which is the way students are learning in the present day. Today’s students are prepared to live and work in a digital world and have different learning expectations as a result. In this episode we hear from expert panelists in the world of interactive teaching. Joining Dennis McCuistion are: Adam Brackin, PhD: Research Assistant Professor Arts... [Read more]

Re-Air – Edward Snowden: Traitor or American Hero?

Edward Snowden’s acts as a contractor of the National Security Administration (NSA) have caused some to call him a hero and others to call him a traitor. In this episode of the McCuistion Program Edward Snowden: Traitor or American Hero? panelists discuss the history of his acts as well as their various stances on what he did. The debate over Edward Snowden’s decisions has galvanized and... [Read more]

Re-Air: Are Government Security Agencies Essential Or a Threat to Our National Security?

National security is the focus of this week’s episode. National security is important to all of us and the government has set agencies like NSA, CIA and FBI in place to keep the country secure. Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, to discuss and question the issues around national security and our basic freedoms are acknowledged experts in this field: ¬†Sahar Aziz: Board Member: American Civil Liberties... [Read more]

The Board Diversity Challenge

Wall Street scandals, corporate malfeasance, the banking debacle and questionable business ethics have increasingly “forced companies and their leadership under a microscope”. Sarbanes- Oxley has brought pressure on how boards should be structured and how they operate, yet one area in corporate governance still suffers. Board diversity continues to be a challenge¬† in the United States,... [Read more]

The Human Trafficking Epidemic

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. It is forced coercion. Exploitation can include prostitution and other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs. Left to Right: Elizabeth M. Wheaton, Niki McCuistion, Kristen Richards, Dennis... [Read more]

Why the Cloud and Social Media Are Changing Your Business and Your Life

How we communicate, conduct business and interact socially has dramatically changed, most especially in the last 10 or so years. Major, new technologies have fundamentally altered with whom, how and where we communicate. The Internet has formed the basis for a new business and social community, manufacturing information for all of us to share. The Network Revolution has actually changed how value is... [Read more]

Common Core: What It Is and Why You Need To Know About It

Common Core is the subject of this episode of the McCuistion Program as well as the subject of many conversations happening around the country when discussing education standards. Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, to discuss the controversy over the Common Core are guests: Kathleen Leos: Former Assistant Deputy Director, US Department of Education and CEO: Global Institute for Language and Literacy... [Read more]

Wealth of States – Part Two

State wealth is the subject of the second part of the Wealth of States series. Part two provides more insight on the reasons why some US citizens are fleeing their home states, causing these states to lose both much needed revenue and residents. Joining host Dennis McCuistion to discuss state wealth are: Stephen Moore: Chief Economist, Heritage Foundation, Co-author: An Inquiry into the Nature and... [Read more]

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