25 janvier 2015

Digital Leadership

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. There are multiple qualities that make for a good leader. Listening, self-awareness, and a lack of ego are some of my favorite attributes. Those who lead don't have to be loud or brash or even always right. Leadership is a nuanced path. Read more...

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ASU Is the "New American University" - It's Terrifying

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. In March, Johns Hopkins University Press will release Arizona State University president Michael Crow’s book (co-authored with William Dabars), Designing the New American UniversityRead more...

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What Students Want From College Ratings

HomeA national poll of college and high school students about college ratings systems finds that the two factors in which they are most interested are the percentage of students working in their field one and five years after graduation, and the ability of graduates to repay their loans. Read more...

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28 Universities Will Participate in Sexual Assault Survey

HomeFewer than half of the elite research institutions that comprise the Association of American Universities will participate in that group's effort to anonymously survey students about the prevalence of sexual assault on campuses. The association said Thursday that 27 of its 60 U.S. members and one non-member college will join the effort. Read more...

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75 Percent of Campuses Employ Armed Officers

HomeViolent crime on college campuses is decreasing, but the number of sworn and armed police officers on campuses continues to rise, according to a new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The report was based on the 2011-12 Survey of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, and included responses and Clery data from more than 900 U.S. four-year colleges and universities that enroll 2,500 or more students. Read more...

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Activists Launch Fund to Help Adjuncts Pay Bills

HomeAdjuncts facing temporary financial hardship may soon seek out help from PrecariCorps, a new nonprofit organization founded by fellow adjuncts and adjunct activists. The national group is applying for 501(c)(3) status to be able to match donations from individuals and organizations with applicants’ various needs. Read more...

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Higher Ed and Guests at State of the Union

HomePresident Obama, like many presidents over the last 25 or so years, invites selected guests -- whose stories reflect administration priorities --  to sit with the First Lady during the State of the Union address. This year there are several higher education connections. Read more...

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Scholar Accused of Bogus Boost to Google Rating

HomeDid a Romanian scholar publish bogus articles in questionable journals just to be able to self-cite and raise his Google Scholar rating? That’s what Jeffrey Beall, associate professor and librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, alleges on his predatory publisher watchdog blog, Scholarly Open Access. Read more...

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Bachelor's Degrees at California Community Colleges

HomeThe governing board of California's community college system on Tuesday gave initial approval to 15 of the colleges to offer bachelor's degrees. The selected programs were picked from 34 applicants in part because they meet an unaddressed workforce need, the system said.. Read more...

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New Coalition for Adaptive Science Courses

HomeA group of 24 colleges and universities have teamed up to develop and share online courses that are designed to help students complete general-science education courses. Arizona State University and Smart Sparrow, an "adaptive" learning company, helped create the group, which is dubbed the Inspark Science Network. Read more...

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