27 janvier 2019

Teaching, Round 2

HomeA junior professor describes plans for an experiment in increased transparency with students this semester. More...

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Lost Cows and Orphaned Nukes

HomeKiernan Mathews describes five key developmental challenges today's chief academic officers face. More...

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Meeting to Transgress

HomeKerryAnn O'Meara explains the important role of third spaces in higher education. More...

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The Two-Body Problem

HomeAfricana studies programs contribute significantly to academic life at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) across the nation, but positions in the field have been only partially institutionalized and are historically underfunded at those institutions. More...

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Taking the GRE… 37 Years After the Last Time

HomeHow relative life is. As a vintage person, I have been given my share of advice like “don’t put your undergraduate year of graduation” on the CV or résumé -- as if that omission will somehow successfully mask the reality of what or who I am. Wearing hand-me-downs and reading literature, l have felt comfortable with the world that was all my life. Think historic preservation. Fine cheese. Delicious wine. Museums. Symphonies. More...

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Not a False Alarm

HomePartisan politics prevents those on the political left from seeing threats to campus free expression, argue Jeffrey Aaron Snyder and Amna Khalid. More...

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The State of the State of the Union

HomeScott McLemee traces the evolution of the State of the Union address from George Washington's day until our current moment. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: The Future of Hampshire

HomeThe college deserves praise for being honest about its financial challenges, but that transparency may not help with admissions, writes Jim Jump. The issues are particularly challenging for early decision. More...

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Are Journal Editors 'Human Subjects'?

HomeShould rules written to protect biomedical research subjects from physical harm, Alan Sokal asks, be applied blindly to very different types of subjects. More...

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Deregulating Apprenticeship

HomeThe Trump administration's plan for "industry-recognized" apprenticeship resembles weak quality control of for-profit career colleges, writes Mary Alice McCarthy, and would increase risk for students, employers and taxpayers. More...

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