27 février 2019

I Pledge $5,000 to My Alma Mater if It Will End Legacy Preferences

HomeIt's time to end any favoritism for alumni children in admissions, writes R. Guru Singh. More...

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Opening a Dangerous Floodgate

HomeThomas Corbett, a former for-profit college executive, speaks out against plans by the U.S. Department of Education to weaken requirements for oversight of college quality. More...

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Teaching Critical Theory Today

HomeIt's best to teach it with a healthy dose of self-awareness about what sort of shifty, sometimes shady, field it is, writes Christopher Schaberg. More...

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A New Way to Motivate Faculty Adoption of OER

HomeTo drive professors’ embrace of open educational resources, college leaders should offer incentives -- a share of the financial savings -- to academic departments, teaching centers and libraries, Chuck Staben suggests. More...

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Are Universities Political?

HomeHigher education institutions aren't easily disentangled from politics, and to claim otherwise is not only false but dangerous, argue Inger Bergom and Spencer Piston. More...

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The Great Bundling of Work-Force Development

HomeColleges may be facing pressure to separate their credentialed learning from their other offerings, Ryan Craig writes. Our work-force development system, meanwhile, could learn a thing or two from higher education. More...

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2020 Visions

HomeScott McLemee reviews some of the books now being published by university presses, many of which seem to predict our world in the upcoming decade. More...

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