10 juin 2019

Coding Curriculum in a Box

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. CodePath.org, a nonprofit boot camp, offers ready-made, industry-approved coding courses to colleges and trains students to teach them for credit. More...

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No Wrongdoing in ASU-Cengage Deal, Report Finds

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. An investigation into claims Arizona State University entered into an unethical deal with publisher Cengage has concluded there is “no evidence” the university did anything wrong. More...

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Another 'Big Deal' Bites the Dust

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Citing unsustainable price increases, leaders at Louisiana State University have decided to walk away from their comprehensive subscription deal with Elsevier. More...

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Whose Dissertation Is It, Anyway?

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Balking at a requirement to upload a copy of his doctoral thesis to an online database run by library services company ProQuest, one student pushes back. More...

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ADA Lawsuit Prompts Institutional Change, Draws More Students

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Atlantic Cape Community College reformed its accessibility practices after a disability discrimination lawsuit. Now students with disabilities are enrolling in record numbers. More...

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Colleges Face Growing Cybersecurity Threat

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Cyberattacks on higher education institutions are on the rise, Moody’s Investors Service reports. More...

 

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Legal Challenge to Arkansas's New Tenure Policy

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Revisions to the University of Arkansas system’s tenure policy violate faculty due process rights in retroactively modifying contracts, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday and first reported by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. More...

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Academy of Sciences Approves Expulsion Policy

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The National Academy of Sciences voted to allow expulsion of members who violate its Code of Conduct, including sexual harassment, Science reported. Previously membership was a lifetime honor. Some 84 percent of voting members approved the amendment to the academy’s bylaws. Members may now be expelled by a two-thirds vote of the academy’s 17-member governing council. More...

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Undue Burden

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Who's doing the heavy lifting in terms of diversity and inclusion work? Underrepresented faculty members -- and that's something that should alarm everyone, according to a new study. More...

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More on the 9.2% Drop in Language Enrollments

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Modern Language Association previously reported that total enrollments, undergraduate and graduate, in languages other than English dropped by 9.2 percent between 2013 and 2016. A new, final analysis from the MLA shows that there were gains in nearly half of all language programs (45.5 percent) that mitigate the trend. More...

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