22 juillet 2018

Britain Makes It Easier for Chinese Students to Get Visas

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. At a time when the numbers of new international students coming to the U.S. has declined, the United Kingdom is making it easier for many international students to get visas to study there. More...

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A Win for LGBTQ Rights, or a Loss for Religious Freedom?

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity. More...

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New Scrutiny of Donor Influence in Australian Higher Ed

HomeBy John Ross for Times Higher Education. Most university donors expect to have some influence on how their gift is spent -- but when does this cross the line into interference with academic autonomy? And are there some topics that are so controversial that they are in effect off-limits for philanthropic support. More...

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Online STEM Courses Need More Real-World Interactivity

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. What do students want in the learning activities for their online STEM courses? They’d prefer more real-life problems to solve and instructional resources such as simulations, case studies, videos and demonstrations. More...

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Vision or Mirage in Saudi Arabia?

HomeBy Anna McKie for Times Higher Education. Country makes large investments in universities, but experts say cultural issues could limit progress. More...

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Fighting Sexism in Latin American Academe

HomeBy Rachael Pells for Times Higher Education. Then a mechanical engineering academic at Ecuador’s Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL), Paredes watched as her new colleagues’ debate over funding difficulties quickly became heated, to the point where she “thought they might kill each other." But this was actually a positive. More...

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China on the Rise

HomeBy Simon Baker for Times Higher Education. China could overtake the United States on a key measure of research quality by the mid-2020s, with potentially major implications for worldwide academic collaboration, a new analysis suggests. More...

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Building an Endpoint to Your Faculty Job Search

HomeHow long should you spend on the faculty job market? Derek Attig offers some concrete advice. More...

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On Being Both a Hard and Heartful Teacher

HomeStrong professors believe it is worth holding their students to high standards, argues Deborah J. Cohan, and that they can, in fact, be tough as well as supportive in the classroom. More...

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Taking Criticism While Privileged

HomeWe must learn how to respond constructively when less privileged and powerful people on the campus say we've hurt them, writes Pamela Oliver. More...

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