29 octobre 2019

The Most Important Part of Paul Tough's 'The Years that Matter Most'

By Matt Reed. Knocked flat for a few days by a nasty cold, I had the forced chance to read Paul Tough’s new book, The Years That Matter Most. It’s about four-year colleges in the U.S. and the hoops through which they make students (and prospective students) jump. More...

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26 octobre 2019

‘The Gig Academy’

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. You’ve heard of the gig economy, but what about the Gig Academy? Labor scholar Adrianna Kezar says it has to be resisted in her new book. More...

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25 octobre 2019

Academic Book Reviews Deserve Some Respect

HomeIf you set your sights on a career in academic administration, even on the top job, you always have to do it, advises S. Georgia Nugent, who suggests some places to start. More...

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Asking the Editors: Part 3

HomeJunior Prof asks two seasoned editors about what role social media plays in promoting a book, whether concerns about institutional prestige are valid and how to avoid being dropped by a university press. More...

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24 octobre 2019

Deletable You

HomeScott McLemee reviews Susan Schneider's Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind. More...

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What Is It Like to Be a Cat?

HomeScott McLemee reviews Understanding Animals: Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers by Lars Svendsen. More...

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Whistle-Blowing

HomeScott McLemee reviews the timely Whistleblowers: Honesty in America From Washington to Trump by Allison Stanger. More...

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13 octobre 2019

Un livre original sur « Bachelard l’inattendu »

http://blog.educpros.fr/claudelelievre/wp-content/themes/longbeach_lelievre/images/img01.jpgBlog Educpros de Claude Lelièvre. Bachelard a connu une certaine célébrité dans le monde universitaire et même dans le monde pédagogique en raison notamment de la notion de  »rupture épistémologique » qui portait sur l’origine de certaines difficultés de la connaissance: une problématique intéressante pour les chercheurs et pour les enseignants . Il a été connu aussi (et peut-être davantage encore) pour ses considérations dans ce qui paraît a priori un autre domaine (bien à tort d’ailleurs) celui de l’imaginaire. Plus...

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27 septembre 2019

Problems of New Media - The Book

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Problems of New Media - The Book
This reconstruction of Gutenberg-era tech support, as a YouTube video, has been making the rounds over the last few days. I saw it first on Mark Federman's McLuhan blog. More...

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20 septembre 2019

Talking About 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Books’

By Joshua Kim. Readers who prefer paper look to books for not only entertainment and edification, but also to enforce a disconnect from the world of screen-based distraction. The paper book becomes both buffer and antidote to the allure of surfing, and the demands of the tweet and the e-mail. More...

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