17 novembre 2015

Cal State Student Killed in Paris Attacks

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A senior at California State University at Long Beach was killed in Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.
Nohemi Gonzalez (right), 23, from El Monte, Calif., was studying design and participating in a semester abroad program at Strate College of Design, in Paris.
Hundreds attended a vigil on campus Sunday to mourn Gonzalez and all the victims of the terror attack. Read more...

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More Time on Transparency

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Last fall, 27 political science journal editors signed on to a new Data Access and Research Transparency Guidelines (DA-RT) statement promoting openness in academic research. Read more...

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Unilateral Governance at Union?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP alleges antiunion activity and violations of shared governance at Union County College. Findings could translate to association sanctions. Read more...

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Large For-Profit Settlements

HomeBy Michael Stratford. The Obama administration and a large coalition of state attorneys general announced on Monday a double hit against one of the nation’s largest for-profit education companies. Read more...

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Challenges of an Accreditor Crackdown

HomeBy Michael Stratford. The Education Department says it's going to get tougher with college accreditors. But are those federally recognized watchdogs too big to fail. Read more...

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Regulating Art That Offends

HomeBy Josh Logue. Fallout from a racially charged art project at SUNY Buffalo could lead to guidelines some say will impede free student expression. Read more...

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Mao's MOOC Rehabilitation

HomeBy Josh Logue. Has edX become a platform for a Chinese propaganda course?
EdX, provider of massive open online courses, hosts an assortment of offerings on Chinese history. Read more...

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International Enrollments Increase

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The newest data from the Institute of International Education’s annual Open Doors survey shows a 10 percent increase in international students from 2013-14 to 2014-15 -- the highest annual rate of growth at any point over the last 35 years. Read more...

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Internationalization and Tenure

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Should universities incorporate internationally focused criteria in their tenure and promotion policies?
A majority of institutions (52 percent) have identified internationalization as one of their top five strategic priorities, but only a minority (8 percent) report having guidelines in place specifying international work or experience as a consideration in faculty tenure and promotion decisions. Read more...

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New Guide to Remediation

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Colleges and states have spent years working on ways to improve remedial education, especially as they find more students are graduating high school unprepared for the rigors of college. Read more...

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