08 octobre 2017

Between Division III Athletes and Professors

HomeEvan Tucker, a former college football player, and Michael Nelson, a faculty member, spell out what athletes wish professors knew and vice versa. More...

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Design Learning Outcomes to Change the World

HomeWe in higher education do a poor job helping students translate the specific content or knowledge gained in our classrooms into a tool that will help them thrive in life, writes Cathy N. Davidson. More...

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When Activism Came to My Hometown

HomeMonuments to racism, hate and prejudice must be removed, writes Larry Moneta, but only through legitimate, law-abiding processes. More...

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Toward a Culture of Self-Care

HomeIf greater numbers of institutions implement such programs, they will be better able to promote student success, to produce higher levels of research and to serve as exemplary educational models, write Shari Tarver Behring, Carolyn Jeffries and Michael Spagna. More...

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Stop Sustaining White Supremacy

HomeShaun R. Harper writes about a speech he delivered to faculty and staff members at the University of Virginia one week after white supremacists showed up on the campus. More...

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Survey Centers and the Academy

HomeTurn to any news outlet, and you will find a public opinion poll bearing a college or university affiliation, writes Mileah Kromer, but few people on campuses even know how survey labs function, let alone the benefits they provide. More...

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A ‘Distance-Traveled’ Model for College Admissions

HomeWhen America’s elite universities encounter a challenge, there’s a proud tradition of establishing a seemingly judicious, impartial process -- but one with rules that actually predetermine winners. More...

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Charlottesville: American Tragedy Redux

HomeCharlottesville was yet another act in a long-running saga of racial hatred, writes Patricia McGuire, and the mobs of white men on the march have made the best possible case for affirmative action. More...

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Why Charlottesville?

HomeRobert M. O’Neil, a former president of the University of Virginia, considers why the protests occurred in that university town. More...

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The Attack on Affirmative Action Is Simple and Powerful -- and Wrong

HomeWhen a simple idea clashes with one that is complicated and nuanced, often the truth loses out, argue Lisa M. Rudgers and Julie A. Peterson. More...

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