21 avril 2019

By Request…

By Matt Reed. Getting started as an education blogger.
I got a request this weekend to address how to get started as an education blogger. More...

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Ask the Administrator: A Fresh Start

By Matt ReedSeeking another freshman experience. More...

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“Data”

By Matt Reed. I’ve been in some frustrating conversations recently about “The Data.”  The term is invoked as a sort of conversation-stopper: if The Data says that something is true, then true it must be. And any truth claims derived from any other source are to be taken lightly, unless and until they have been confirmed by data. More...

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France Preserves 'Big Deal' With Elsevier

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Couperin consortium, which represents 240 higher education and research institutes in France, has renewed its bundled journal subscription deal with Elsevier, the publisher.
The consortium’s decision is noteworthy because other large European consortia recently have gone in the other direction. Consortia in Germany, Sweden and Norway have all canceled their “big deals” with Elsevier. In the U.S., the University of California system recently walked away from the publisher after failing to reach an agreement.
The French consortium negotiated an Elsevier subscription discount of 13.3 percent over the next four years, according to The Sound of Science, a French science policy blog. More...

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