02 novembre 2018

Advancing Employability Through a Labor Market Information System

Producing the right number and mix of graduates the labor market can absorb remains one of the major challenges of many higher education systems. More...

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Why Can’t We Just Get Along? Private and Public Higher Education in Latin America

Where the private sector is young, there has been persistent doubts about the quality of their “product”. More...

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Students Across the Nation Fight for #FreeCollege4All

44 million people in the US owe nearly $1.5 trillion in student debt, a total that grows larger every day. Students often choose between eating three meals a day, paying rent, and buying textbooks. For many of us, the excitement of graduating is tempered by the fear of never being able to pay off student loans. More...

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The Seagull at 750words.com is Not an Albatross

The Writing Accountability Group is very structured and specific and I like that. At this point, I feel like I need accountability. The structure includes four people who meet once a week for one hour and each person gets 15 minutes to talk about writing goals for the prior week, if you met your goals, if you didn’t why not?, and sharing your goals for the next week. More...

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Academic New Year’s Resolutions

Fall is upon us, and it’s a new Academic Year! Although the calendar tells us that January is the start of the year, September feels like the start of something new and exciting in an academic community.  A new year is a great time to reflect on changes you want or need to make, or to improve some aspect of your life. More...

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"I Have 80 Essays to Grade"

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner...is something that no instructor should ever have to say.
I didn’t cry for all that long, but undeniably there were tears in my eyes. More...

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'Affirmative Action for Rich White Kids'

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. ...doesn't exist.
Everyone has their bugaboos and this particular phrasing is one of mine. It reappeared recently in an article at The Atlantic by Saahil Desai titled, “College Sports Are Affirmative Action for Rich White Students.” More...

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Facebook's Pivot-to-Video Debacle and Lessons for Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Facebook's bad data ruined lives. Are we sufficiently vigilant in education. More...

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I Want to Revolutionize Writing Instruction

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. By disposition and conditioning I am not entirely comfortable with self-promotion, but screw it, here goes:
I want to revolutionize the way we teach writing in this country. More...

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Disconnects Between Mission and Operations: Beyond Maryland Football

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Maryland's Board of Regents tried to get away with something shameful, but other shameful things are happening daily on campuses everywhere. More...

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