14 décembre 2015

Why Won’t My Students Finish Their Dissertations?

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Do you have any suggestions for motivating graduate students to meet their dissertation-writing deadlines? I'm working with several bright and energetic students, but they all have difficulty meeting writing deadlines. Read more...

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Forced Mentoring

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. I just read your article on mentoring, as I have been feverishly searching the Internet for help. I am in my first year of a two-year postdoc, and I have been assigned two mentors. One is internal to my department, and the other is an external mentor. Read more...

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Parution d'une nouvelle cartographie des Points Relais Conseil VAE en Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Numero_VertLa liste des Points Relais Conseil en VAE labellisés par le Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d`Azur a été remise à jour pour la période 2015-2018.

Pour la consulter, rendez-vous sur le site http://www.orientationpaca.fr (rubrique "S`informer sur son territoire" puis "Les lieux d`information") ou cliquez sur le lien direct vers la liste des PRC.

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Yes, Alt-Ac and Activism Can Coexist

HomeBy Leonard Cassuto. I had just finished teaching my freshman composition class one day not long ago when I learned that I was an enemy of my own work. In a recent article for Inside Higher Ed, Marc Bousquet accuses me of dismissing teaching-intensive positions, or “low-caste teaching,” as something that no graduate student really wants. Read more...

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High and Long-Term Stakes

HomeBy Peter McDonough and Lorelle L. Espinosa. Today the U.S. Supreme Court again hears oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. It is a case about one institution’s limited use of race in its rather unique admissions process, but what may be hanging in the balance is the ability of colleges and universities across America to ensure a racially diverse student body and, just as critically, build a diverse faculty. Read more...

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How Racial Preferences in Admissions Will End

HomeBy Roger Clegg. Loyal readers of Inside Higher Ed, and especially those who read the comments after its diversity-related articles, know that I don’t like racial preferences. They can -- and should -- read here and here and here how I’ve urged the Supreme Court to rule in Fisher v. University of Texas. Read more...

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Who Must Protect Students?

HomeBy Christine Helwick. Recently, as violent attacks and tragic deaths occurred at colleges in Alabama, Arizona, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas, a California Court of Appeal ruled that public colleges and universities have no general legal obligation to protect adult students from the criminal acts of other students. Read more...

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What the Fisher Conversation Should Really Be About

HomeBy Terri Taylor. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear legal arguments concerning Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin for the second time. This week also marks the end of a challenging semester with student demonstrations about the racial climate happening on campuses across the country. Read more...

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War on Christmas: The Prequel

HomeBy Scott McLemee. Let’s not let the sideshow in Tennessee -- where, pretty much on cue, politicians have been waxing indignant over the call for “inclusive holiday celebrations” at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville -- distract us from the real war on Christmas: the one nobody at Fox News wants discussed. Read more...

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On Student Academic Freedom

HomeBy Henry Reichman. The concept of academic freedom for faculty has been more or less clearly defined over the years. Its three components -- freedom in the classroom, freedom in research and publication, and freedom of expression as a citizen -- are widely acknowledged. They have been clearly articulated in both the Association of University Professors 1915 Declaration on Academic Freedom and Academic Tenure and the 1940 Joint Statement on Academic Freedom and Tenure (co-authored with the Association of American Colleges). Read more...

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