08 janvier 2017

Starting 2017 by Reading 'Evicted'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Why higher ed people - and edtech people - should read this book. Read more...

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Higher Education Reform Debated in Chile

By Ignacio Sánchez Diaz. The proposal presented by the government to reform higher education in Chile is currently being analyzed and debated in the Chilean parliament. It is important to remember that the last reform took place 35 years ago. Read more...

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How to Fail on the Academic Job Market

HomeBy Heather Steffen. As you look for a job, you should be just as mindful about how you aren’t finding one as about every other aspect of your search, argues Heather Steffen, who offers advice on how to do that. Read more...

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The Relay Race of Leadership

HomeRoger Martin advises new presidents that, while strong leaders surely make a difference, a college’s success can’t be attributed to any one person. Read more...

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Teaching Gender Studies to Straight Men

HomeBy Hallie Lieberman. Most gender and women’s studies programs preach to the converted and lack courses that would appeal to men -- or, for that matter, women who don’t have particular political leanings, argues Hallie Lieberman. Read more...

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Addressing Racist Microaggressions

HomeBy Macy Wilson. Many colleges and universities pride themselves on their commitment to diversity, yet that commitment often seems to be superficial, writes Macy Wilson. Read more...

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Getting to “E Pluribus Unum”

HomeBy David J. Smith. Colleges should establish a national exchange program that gives students the opportunity to get to know people in other parts of the country and in different settings, writes David J. Smith. Read more...

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Are You Scared of Your Students?

HomeBy Anonymous. A professor wonders whether the classroom has become an unsafe space for the faculty. Read more...

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

HomeGeorge R. Boggs provides advice on what trustees, presidents and candidates for presidencies can do to reduce the chances of a forced separation. Read more...

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Crossing the Gulf of the Two Cultures

HomeBy Ed Simon. As we in the humanities defend ourselves, we should not engage in the corollary of denouncing the sciences as unimportant. Read more...

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