National Collegiate Honors Council


Date of this Version



Published in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 10:2, Fall/Winter 2009.


Copyright 2009 by the National Collegiate Honors Council.


Fifteen years ago the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) hired a technology consultant and asked the science dean to gather information for him about the best technology for each academic unit. Eager to boldly go where we had not gone before, we met with the dean and were surprised to learn that technology was mainly about distance education, and since we taught “up close and personal” we had no need of it. It was years later before the “duh!” moment arrived.