13 avril 2017

When Political Scientists Attack

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Over the last year or so, it’s been hard not to notice that sociologists have had a moment. More...

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Self-Awareness and Its Discontents

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. The Times just ran a piece citing a particular kind of self-awareness as a major element of career success. More...

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Early College High Schools

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Rigor and resources.
Early college high school programs can be done well or badly.  We do them well, and we’re working on doing them better. More...

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Reverse Transfers and Unintended Consequences

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Do reverse transfer agreements encourage students to leave early?
Wise and worldly readers, I’m hoping you can help me settle a philosophical disagreement. More...

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My Greatest Hesitation About Free Community College

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Who controls budgets?
I like the concept of free community college a lot. I send my kids to free junior high school and free high school, so I’ve seen the benefits of free education firsthand. More...

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The Post-Interview Conversation

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. What does the faculty search committee talk about after the final candidate for the tenure-track job has left the room. More...

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Friday Fragments - March 30, 2017

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. According to the National Student Clearinghouse, 49 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients in 2015-6 had attended a two-year college somewhere along the way. More...

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Friday Fragments - March 24, 2017

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. A scholarship awards ceremony, a family style for learning math, and more. More...

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What Do D’s Mean?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. A question still relevant after 10 years. More...

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The Meanings of Prerequisites

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. The pros and cons of letting students decide.
Why should courses have prerequisites. More...

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