03 avril 2019

I Like My Work: A Reflection.

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Writing recently about how miserable Harvard M.B.A. graduates are in their work has caused me to reflect on my own work. First, a confession. More...

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UMass Needs Help Before It's Too Late

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Establishing a national online university is a Hail Mary pass for an institution that's not being sufficiently supported. It's a common story throughout the country. More...

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Competition Is Bad for Education: Admission Bribery Scandal Edition

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. It is hard to know where to begin with the big story of cheating and bribery in order to gain admission to elite universities. More...

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Students Shouldn't Be Viewed as Subordinates

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. A professor changes his mind based on student feedback. What could be the problem with that. More...

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The Harvard MBA Is Bad for You

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. They should put a Surgeon General's warning on this thing.
We need to abolish the Harvard M.B.A degree for the good of the people who pursue that path, as well as the world at large. More...

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If Students Aren't Flailing, We're Failing...

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. ...to maximize their learning. Why inducing the flail is an important part of learning to write. More...

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Faculty as Drivers of Innovation

By Steven Mintz. Faculty occupy a very uneasy place in the discourse of innovation in higher education.  Much of the literature on academic innovation focuses on administrators and the crucial role of "the critical few" in leading educational transformation. More...

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Does the Four-Year College Model Still Make Sense?

By Steven Mintz. In a recent conversation between New York Times opinion columnists Gail Collins and Bret Stephens, the latter, a former Wall Street Journal contributor, remarks. More...

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Responding to the Elite College Admissions Scandal

By Steven Mintz. Yale, you'll recall, spent $500 million to house 800 students in its two new residential colleges, which adds up to $625,000 per student.  USC spent a whopping $700 million on its residential village, which houses 2,500 students.  That's inexpensive by Yale standards, at just $280,000 per student, in a neighborhood where the average annual income is just one-tenth that amount. More...

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Teaching at Scale

By Steven Mintz. No longer does scale simply mean a 600-person introductory Economics class or U.S. History survey in a large auditorium. Harvard’s CS50 has had more than 800 students and Yale’s “Psychology and the Good Life” 1,200. More...

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