03 avril 2019

Reading the Latest 2U 10-K as Academic Research

By Joshua Kim. For your research, please dig into the latest 2U 10-K filing (105 pages), review 2U’s fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial results, and then read through the February 2019 2U earnings call transcript (33 pages). More...

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Tesla's Online-Only Sales Decision and the Future of Residential Education

By Joshua Kim. Going forward, if you want to buy a Tesla, your only option will be digital.  Analog sales, otherwise known as physical Tesla stores, are going away. More...

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Black Exodus

Much has been written about the challenges facing black people in higher education.  Recent students have shown that black student enrollment has decreased over the past twenty years at flagship universities.  The number of full-time black professors remains at very low levels at various institutions, including at American flagship universities. More...

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The Factory of Illusions

Higher education in Brazil is like a lottery in which many people place bets, but few can win.  About 7 million students take the National Exam for Secondary Education (ENEM) annually, competing for about 300 thousand places in free, prestigious federal universities. More...

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From Gatekeepers to Gatecrashers

Corruption among university faculty.
The scourge of corruption around the world remains a source of serious political and social concern everywhere. In Africa, where corruption is rampant, it is estimated to cost as much as 25 % of the continent’s annual GDP. More...

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The "Internationale of Knowledge for All"

Can European policies and the Bologna process serve markets and citizens at the same time?
Twenty years after The Sorbonne Declaration, the Europe of knowledge is more entrenched than ever with the Euro, the banks and the economy. Public investment in Higher Education and Research is either decreasing or not growing in proportion with the increase of the student population. Fees have been introduced in almost all the European countries, in particular for international students coming from outside the European Union giving the highest, short-term benefits to the banks. Mergers are presented as a way to reach the highest position in the so-called “economy of knowledge”
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Writing for Peers vs. the Public: When Academic Writing Falls Short

Writing for non-academics requires a different set of tools and approaches than for scholarly writing, but the payoff is worth it, writes Diana Brazzell. More...

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Guest Blog: A Job by Any Other Name

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-"Adjunct Arrested at Board Meeting" (1), "The Plight of Adjuncts" (2) 
What do we mean by adjunct? Contingent? Permanent? Sustainable? Visiting? Lecturer? Instructor? Professor? When does it matter. More...

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Guest Blog: How to Talk to NTT Faculty

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-Last semester, one of my first-year writing students analyzed the park bench scene from Good Will Huntingwhere Robin Williams' character tells Matt Damon's character that he might be a genius and he might be able to talk about art and love and war and death abstractly and from data, but unless he has experienced it himself, he cannot fully understand that experience. More...

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Guest Blog: Who Is Teaching Your Students and How Can You Support Them?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Not all non-tenure-track faculty are the same. More...

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