21 avril 2018

Apology as ‘Manipulative Ploy’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. U.S. appeals court sides with Lafayette College after a former professor accused of harassment alleges he was discriminated against and ultimately fired for being emotional in front of students. More...

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Graduate Advising Matters

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Concerned about the quality of graduate student advising, Stanford professors approve changes to advising requirements and guidelines. More...

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Engineers Declare Support for STEM Diversity Research

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Society for Engineering Education this week published a statement in support of scholarly research on diversity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math education. More...

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What Motivates Good Teaching?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New study of faculty motivation for teaching says certain kinds of motivation -- intrinsic and believing that teaching is important -- are linked to use of best teaching practices, across institution types. Rewards and guilt appear to have no bearing on best practices. More...

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SUNY Binghamton engineering professor offends by asking about "white" engineering society in response to email from black

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. SUNY Binghamton engineering professor offends many by asking about a “white” engineering society in response to an email from a black students’ group. More...

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The Wrong Expert on #MeToo?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Sociologist’s essay about the “gray” area of sexual consent sets off allegations of rape against him and doubts about whether he should be teaching a class on masculinities in America. More...

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Reviving the Curriculum

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest. More...

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Men Likelier Than Women to Say They're Smarter Than Peers

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Male students were 3.2 times more likely than women to say they were smarter than their partners, the paper says. A male student with a 3.3 grade point average is likely to say that he is smarter than 66 percent of his classmates, while a woman with the same GPA is likely to say she’s smarter than 54 percent of her peers, based on an advanced analysis. More...

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Artistic Expression or Harassment?

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Two professors resign from MassArt following harassment allegations. Are art schools taking a harder line against professors in era of Me Too? Are academic and artistic freedom at risk. More...

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‘A Different Kind of University’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. “Shocked, dismayed and angry”: faculty members at Wisconsin Stevens Point react to a plan to cut 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology, and expand more job-oriented programs. More...

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