28 janvier 2020

Incentivizing Faculty Diversity

HomeThe lack of faculty diversity lies in the clash between the dual desire of universities to both increase diversity and satisfy their need for highly specialized professors, argues Katherine Newman. More...

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A Rescue Plan for America’s Small Colleges

HomeLiberal arts colleges can save themselves -- and perhaps our democracy -- by mining their backyards for and educating more students from working-class backgrounds via a new degree option, Rob Fried and Eli Kramer write. More...

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The Next Testing Scandal

HomeDon't dwell on the Varsity Blues scandal, writes Ben Paris. Focus on the ways there are advantages, in plain sight, to cheat. More...

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OCR Is About to Rock Our Worlds

HomeATIXA, the association of Title IX administrators I serve as president, anticipates publication of the final Title IX regulations in the Federal Register within the coming weeks. The federal government last issued Title IX regulations in 1975, so this is somewhat unprecedented. More...

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2019 Was a Pivotal Year for the Degree

HomeThe traditional university credential faces growing competition and criticism, but postsecondary institutions around the world are responding with new designs and delivery models, Jeff Maggioncalda writes. More...

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A Bold Push Toward Unity in Belfast

HomeThe appointment of Hillary Clinton as chancellor by Queen's University in Belfast is an example American colleges and universities should consider, writes Christopher R. Marsicano. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: A Gap Year for Everyone?

HomeShould service to the nation be a part of the transition from adolescence to adulthood for American young people? If so, should service be voluntary or compulsory? What’s the relationship between national service and going to college, and should colleges and universities require students to have a gap-year experience either before or during college. More...

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Expand Economic Opportunity by Supporting Community Colleges

HomeThey're often the most affordable option for higher education -- if not the only option -- yet public funding for them compared to other colleges is clearly imbalanced, write Austan Goolsbee, Glenn Hubbard and Penny Pritzker. More...

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Pourquoi choisir une plateforme LMS pour animer en blended learning ?

Par . La LMS ne sert pas qu’à mettre des ressources à disposition, à administrer et tracer le parcours des apprenants. Elle est le vecteur des interactions entre formateur et participants. Il est donc important d’être vigilant sur la qualité des fonctionnalités qu’elle offre en la matière. Plus...

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What are the happiest students in Europe studying?

For many young people, deciding what to study can feel like an overwhelming decision, as it can play a major factor in the rest of your life. As a child you were probably asked what you wanted to be when you grew up. You might have given answers like: an astronaut, police officer, maybe even a scientist, or teacher. Whatever your dream job was as a kid, you probably didn’t think about the journey you’d need to take to reach that career. For some careers, that journey involves studying at university, but finding the best university and study programme for you is not always easy. More...

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