21 septembre 2019

At these colleges, students begin serious research their first year

The ConversationRat brains to understand Parkinson’s disease. Drones to detect plastic landmines. Social media to predict acts of terrorism. More...

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What if college athletes got paid? 3 questions answered

The ConversationCollege athletics has become such a business that the exploitation is happening on multiple levels. It’s not just that the colleges are making money off of the student athlete. More...

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Teaching in rural schools can damage mental health of lesbian, gay and bisexual teachers

The ConversationJo is a teacher in a large primary school in a village in Southeast England. She tells me she is having counselling for depression and has taken time off school because she finds her personal life as a lesbian totally incompatible with her professional identity as a teacher. More...

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A climate change curriculum to empower the climate strike generation

The ConversationIt’s too late to protect them from it, so how do teachers tell children about climate change without scaring them? The good news is that young people are already engaged – the students taking part in climate strikes show that young people want action and are willing to skip school to show how serious they are. More...

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Four things new students need to know before tackling a university assessment

The ConversationSo you’re going to university. You’re not alone – last year there were 1.7m undergraduates studying in UK higher education institutions and almost 30% of these students will go on to get a first-class degree. More...

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How to survive university – top tips for new students

The ConversationThe prospect of going to university is exciting but can also be a daunting time. There are many questions to address and a number of unknowns, then there’s the challenge of imposter syndrome – wondering whether you’ll fit in with other students along with fears about how to make your own way in the world. More...

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Welcoming foreign universities: is it a good deal for Indonesians?

The ConversationScholars say that establishing foreign universities in Indonesia can provide quality education at home while also opening more avenues for international research. However, initiatives must be put in place to make sure they are accessible to all Indonesians.
Talk of “globalising” Indonesia’s higher education has resurfaced this year, including the prospects of opening up international branch campuses. More...

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Qué ocurre cuando Youtube se convierte en la primera fuente de información de los jóvenes

The ConversationEn esta ocasión, ha sido verdad, pero hay otras muchas, cientos, en las que lo que llega a las redes sociales, a nuestro WhatsApp o a nuestro SMS es mentira, es un bulo. De nuestro cantante favorito, de la mayor catástrofe que está destruyendo al planeta, del presidente del gobierno de nuestro país o de esa receta milagrosa casera que es capaz de curar el cáncer (y, a la vez, quitar las manchas del café). Más...

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#Fridaysforfuture: When youth push the environmental movement towards climate justice

The ConversationIn a time of climate catastrophe, after record-breaking temperatures scorched many parts of the world this summer and a devastating hurricane recently battered the Bahamas, school climate strikes are back. More...

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Play-to-win attitudes in youth hockey sacrifice personal development for victory

The ConversationAs Canada’s official winter sport, hockey is tightly woven into the fabric of Canadian identity. Canada has more registered hockey players and more Olympic and World Championship gold medals in hockey than any other country in the world. More...

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