21 janvier 2016

Wikipedia at 15

HomeBy Scott McLemee. Celebrate or hate it as you will, writes Scott McLemee, Wikipedia has metamorphosed from its beginnings as a gangly cultural interloper into the de facto reference work of first resort. Read more...

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His Brother's Keeper

HomeBy Scott McLemee. In a new memoir, the brother of the Unabomber tries to make sense of his own past in the context of acts of violence utterly disconnected from his own memories, writes Scott McLemee. Read more...

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Systemic Change Required

HomeBy Jeremy Haefner. If you want to diversify your leadership to close the gender gap, it is not enough to establish goals and expectations, writes Jeremy Haefner. You must also put support systems into place. Read more...

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The Pulse: Higher Education Horizon Report

HomeBy Doug Lederman. This month's edition of “The Pulse” features a presentation about the Higher Education Horizon Report, an annual survey of the campus technology landscape by the New Media Consortium. Read more...

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Should Colleges Measure Well-Being?

HomeBy Ellen Wexler. Colleges should track the well-being of students, including how specific groups are faring, according to panelists at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' annual meeting. Read more...

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Distribution Plus

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The much-maligned general education model remains alive and well, but with new features, survey finds. Read more...

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Has Obama Let Down Historically Black Colleges?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. President’s answer to a question from a Southern University student frustrates some HBCU advocates and sets off debate on the administration's priorities. Read more...

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Psych!

 

HomeBy Josh LogueFlorida's governor has called public university presidents to a meeting to ask why they can't be sure graduates in their most popular majors will all be employed. His prime target is psychology. Read more...

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software. Read more...

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Boosting Buying Power

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software. Read more...

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Detecting More Than Plagiarism

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Turnitin, seeking to expand beyond plagiarism detection, launches a tool to help students improve their writing as they write. Many writing instructors continue to be skeptical of the company's products. Read more...

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