02 avril 2019

Smaller Pots for Women

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New study of NIH funding says women over all get smaller grants than men, even when controlling for research potential. The findings have implications for their long-term success in academic science. More...

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‘Union Busting’ by the Board

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. AAUP finds that Maricopa colleges' governing board sought to destroy its faculty governing body for political purposes. The board's most controversial changes have been reversed, but faculty concerns linger. More...

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University Must Reinstate Professor Terminated Over Child Sex Assault

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court refused to hear Lock Haven University’s appeal of a lower court’s order that it rehire Charles Morgan, the professor of math it fired in 2016 upon discovering his decades-old conviction for child sex abuse, according to Penn Live. More...

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A Free Speech Purist Opts Not to Use the N-Word

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Geoffrey Stone, First Amendment scholar at U of Chicago who's previously defended the use of the word in the classroom, has a change of mind -- or heart. More...

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The Trouble With Classics Continues

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. New video shows exactly what was said during a heated discussion at the annual gathering of classicists in January. Does it change anything. More...

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Carnegie Mellon to Open Up Its Digital Learning Tools

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative plans to make dozens of software tools it has developed to enable "learning engineering" freely available and open source, EdSurge reported. More...

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Why Metrics Matter

HomeBy Doug Lederman. "Why Metrics Matter"is the new print-on-demand compilation from Inside Higher Ed.
A copy of this curated collection of articles can be downloaded here, free. More...

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Increasing Understanding of Online Learning

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Survey of campus strategy leaders categorizes colleges by online intensity and examines issues such as student interaction with instructors, governance and student outcomes. More...

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The NCAA Bracket, if Academics Mattered Most

HomeBy Doug Lederman. In our little corner of the world, we like to imagine a world in which teams advanced to the Final Four based on brains, not brawn: our annual Academic Performance Tournament. More...

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Presidential Support (With Caveats) for OER

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Survey finds campus leaders support use of open educational resources to reduce student textbook costs, but concerns linger about quality. They also feel more comfortable with their knowledge of digital learning. More...

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