28 janvier 2020

The Elephant in the Room: A Fat Woman in Academe

HomeIn spite of the growing attention given to body positivity and fat acceptance movements, Bobbi Reidinger writes, weight-based discrimination affects the levels of power and influence afforded such a scholar. More...

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10 Ways to Make Sure Your Writing Happens

HomeAcross a growing body of faculty productivity scholarship, researchers tend to prescribe one of two avenues for writing success. More...

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Mentoring Underrepresented Minority Students

HomeSo … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups. More...

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Improving Graduation Rates by Nudging Faculty, Not Students

HomeJeff Gold, Roy Stripling and Michal Kurlaender describe a program that encourages professors to use tools offering specifics about the academic trajectories of their students to help facilitate those students' paths to a college degree. More...

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Censorship Through Noise

HomePeter Pomerantsev's This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality demonstrates that one variety of globalization is compatible with economic protectionism, cultural isolationism and an obsession with national sovereignty, Scott McLemee writes. More...

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Fixes for Short-Term Pell

HomeOpening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs. More...

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Improved Grading Makes Classrooms More Equitable

HomeWhile faculty members believe that their practices are fair and objective, a closer look reveals that they are anything but, argues Joe Feldman. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Harvard's Preferences

HomeJim Jump reviews a paper on how the university treats athletes, legacies and others. More...

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Will Higher Education Roar in the '20s?

HomeJohn Katzman describes the changes that colleges and universities will -- or should -- make in the next decade. More...

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Mind in Matter

HomeScott McLemee reviews Daniel Belgrad's The Culture of Feedback: Ecological Thinking in '70s America. More...

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