23 octobre 2016

The Tenured IT Expert?

HomeBy Jonathan A. Poritz and Jonathan Rees. Technology experts should have the academic freedom to speak on behalf of what's best for education, not just a university's bottom line, Jonathan A. Poritz and Jonathan Rees argue. Read more...

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Liberal Arts, Inflexible Structures

HomeBy Peter Stokes and Chris Slatter. The real obstacles to sustaining the liberal arts have to do with traditional organizational structures and curricular approaches, argue Peter Stokes and Chris Slatter. Read more...

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From Retention to Persistence

HomeBy Vincent Tinto. Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto. Read more...

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Sex on the Brain

HomeBy Scott McLemee. While long neglected until its recent republication, Heinrich Kaan’s Psychopathia Sexualis had important implications: it treated human sexuality as entirely explicable within nature, writes Scott McLemee. Read more...

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The Success of Evidence-Based Policies

HomeBy Sandra Black and Jason Furman. A new report from the Council of Economic Advisers details how the Obama administration's higher ed policies over the last seven years have begun to pay off, write Sandra Black and Jason Furman. Read more...

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The Case for College Work Programs

HomeBy Lyle D. Roelofs. To increase student access and affordability, and improve the business model, a college might want to establish a work program for all its students. Lyle D. Roelofs describes the benefits. Read more...

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Does Performance Funding Work?

HomeBy Six Research Scholars. More than 30 states now provide performance funding for higher education, with several more states seriously considering it. Read more...

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Musings on the Occasion of a New Ranking

HomeBy Jamienne S. Studley. A new entrant to the rankings offers some positive approaches, but more work must be done when it comes to providing students helpful information and supporting institutional improvement, writes Jamienne S. Studley. Read more...

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The Role of Teaching in Responding to Racism

HomeBy John Conley. After a racist incident occurred on the campus of Quinnipiac University, John Conley, a professor there, explored it in depth with his students and learned a lot about teaching. Read more...

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Rescuing the Department in Distress

HomeBy Robert Weisbuch. Even though academic departments are crucial for universities, Robert Weisbuch says, we have not thought enough about how to avoid dysfunctional ones. Read more...

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