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18 mars 2017

Lock Him Up

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. In talks about government surveillance I gave after June 2013 when the Edward Snowden revelations came out, I commonly joked that I was sending him a $25 Amazon Gift Card. More...

18 mars 2017

Nostalgia

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. When I became Director of IT Policy at Cornell in 2001, the internet was hot. It was a perfect way to bring a legal education together with a life-long dedication to higher ed. More...

18 mars 2017

Intermission

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. From time to time, either in comments or in conversation, I am asked how it is that in a blog themed “Law, Policy and IT” I discuss politics. More...

18 mars 2017

Can a High-Quality Education Be Provided at Scale?

By Steven Mintz. At a moment when college and university business models are under severe strain, one of the biggest questions facing public higher education is whether it is possible to educate larger numbers of students with improved learning outcomes at lower costs. More...

18 mars 2017

Reinventing the First Year Experience

By Steven Mintz. Since a freshman experience consisting of a smorgasbord of disconnected general educational classes does little to engage or motivate new college students, a growing number of institutions have responded by instituting  “signature” first year experiences. More...

18 mars 2017

Reimagining the Academic Experience

By Steven Mintz. The 2017 New Media Consortium Higher Education Report is only the latest effort to identify the trends and technologies that will define the future of higher education. More...

18 mars 2017

The Emergence (and Perils) of Income-Targeted Free Tuition

By Alex Usher. Once upon a time, there were two broad streams of thought about tuition in public higher education.  The first was simple enough: make it free.  No charge at the point of service, no charge ever, just a universal benefit…for those lucky enough to get in (on the whole, “free” tuition countries tend to have fewer students because there is less money to accommodate them). More...

18 mars 2017

Foreign Language Study Should Be Mandatory!

By Liz Reisberg. Studying another language increases the effectiveness of cross-cultural communication, not only in knowing words, but in developing a deeper understanding of culture. More...

18 mars 2017

Internationalization Innovation Is Coming From the Developing World

By Elspeth Jones, Hans de Wit and Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila. Higher education in emerging and developing countries struggles between past colonial influences and current challenges as the sector defines its social role in an increasingly competitive environment. More...

18 mars 2017

Providing Access to Higher Education for Refugees in Germany

By Ararat L. Osipian. To provide centrally organized, cohesive measures to the refugee crisis regarding entrance to higher education, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research supplied 100 million Euro for higher education programs for refugees for 2016-19. More...

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