13 avril 2017

Transfer Is Tough and Takes Time

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Transferring learning takes time we don't always have in school. I remind myself of the obvious. More...

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The College Contract

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. What do students think they're signing on for. More...

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I Have Met The Enemy, And He Is Me

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. School sometimes feels adversarial. Some working through those feelings. More...

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The Airing of the Grievances

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Last week, in writing about a strategy for arranging groups for group projects, in passing, I mentioned another strategy I stumbled onto years ago that has applications well beyond group projects. More...

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Arranging Groups for Group Projects

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. "Group project" are the words students dread most. Here's a technique to make them work better. More...

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Elite Higher Ed: A Bad Example for Good Leaders

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Writing in the New York Times, Susan Cain takes the class of elite higher education institutions to task for their “leadership” fetish when it comes to admissions. Read more...

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The Predatory Men of Academic Creative Writing

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. I am only tangential to the circle of academic creative writing, but I’ve heard the stories. Read more...

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A Major Threat to Campus Speech

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Depending on your point of view, the hullaballoo over Charles Murray’s appearance at Middlebury is either a sign of the impending collapse of free thought and inquiry on college campuses or an inevitable spasm of disturbance when groups previously excluded from the conversation insist on being heard. Read more...

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The Year of the Leggings

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. This might be called the year of the leggings. It wouldn’t be the first time, of course. Created in the 1960s, it was a popular fashion trend in the 1980s, and reached a second wave of fame in the last decade, as this article illustrates. Leggings have also always had its critics. Some decry them as deplorable fashion. Others see them as the cause of health problems. More...

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Children as Mini-Adults

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Laura Tropp. While much of my household succumbed to a variety of viruses this month, I ended up spending much time watching children’s television with my kids. Something that struck me was the amount of shows where the children are left to fend for themselves while their parents are lost, missing, or just preoccupied. More...

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