28 février 2016

11 Reasons Not to Read ‘Originals’

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant. Read more...

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Apple Versus the FBI

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpg?itok=qNL3hM7KBy Barbara Fister. I almost always agree with Tracy Mitrano, but I don’t when it comes to the FBI’s demand that Apple help them access information on a phone used by one of the mass killers in San Bernardino. Read more...

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When 300 Million Active Users Isn't Enough

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpg?itok=qNL3hM7KBy Barbara Fister. Earlier this month, many of us had our feathers ruffled when we heard rumors that Twitter planned to follow Facebook’s lead and take charge of what content we would see and in what order. Read more...

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Understanding Tim Cook

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. From what I can gather about Tim Cook’s background, he and I have some things in common. He grew up in the conservative South; I grew up in the liberal North, but in a conservative subculture of Irish/Italian Catholic community. Read more...

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Our Assignment

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/law.jpgBy Tracy Mitrano. I have been busy this week with two matters primarily: writing the curriculum for a new cybersecurity certificate program at UMass (more about that in late April after the official opening) and thinking, talking, writing about the D.O.J. v Apple, Inc. case.  Funny thing, there is a lot in common. Read more...

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ACE Weighs in on Credentialing and Competencies

HomeThe American Council on Education on Thursday released two new papers that call for a less fragmented credentialing system in higher education and for better communication about the value of students' competencies. Read more...

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Race, Gender and Scientists' Credibility

HomeA study of attitudes in the United States, Canada and India has linked ideologies with the way people assess the credibility of researchers. Research subjects were given research reports to read with photographs of the authors. Read more...

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Cruz and Rubio Both Go After Trump for His 'University'

HomeIn Thursday's Republican presidential debate, both Senator Marco Rubio and Senator Ted Cruz went after Donald Trump over Trump University, The Washington Post reported. Read more...

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Why Presidents’ Political Ideologies Matter

HomeWhen college presidents network, political ideology matters. According to a new report, published in Public Administration Review, college presidents’ political views shape the way they interact with policy makers, business owners and other community leaders. Read more...

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Transcripts Can Cite Disciplinary Actions

HomeDisciplinary actions typically are not included on students' academic transcripts. And since 1996, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) has said recording violations such as harassment, sexual misconduct, substance abuse or plagiarism on a transcript is not a recommended best practice. Read more...

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