31 août 2016

New millennial-driven field of study focuses on the science of social media

eCampus NewsBy . As social media becomes a fixture in nearly every industry, institutions are equipping their students with the skills to excel in this field. More...

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3 ways technology can bridge the STEM-Humanities divide

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. If my English Liberal Arts degree was mocked 10 years ago, you can imagine what students majoring in French Literature must be going through today. In fact, according to the New York Times, even state governors are denying funding for some humanities students. More...

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Liberal arts or business education? Both, deans say.

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Two deans argue that higher education has become overly split, with students feeling they must choose either a practical, financial path, or a traditional liberal arts education. More...

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30 août 2016

Revenge of the arts: Why a liberal arts education pays off

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "macleans.ca logo"By . After linking income tax data with administrative data on 340,000 students who graduated between 2005 and 2013 from eight universities and six colleges, director Ross Finnie and his team showed that eight years after graduation, a social-sciences degree holder earned $61,900 on average, while humanities grads brought in $57,000. In diploma programs, offered at colleges, arts and education graduates earned $41,500 after eight years. More...

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28 août 2016

Do liberal arts students learn how to collaborate?

The ConversationBy . Liberal arts colleges teach many valuable skills, but collaboration is not often among them. More...

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Want more innovation? Try connecting the dots between engineering and humanities

The ConversationBy and . Today’s college students may benefit from an exciting array of subjects to study. But they seem to miss the most important education of all: how to relate their specialization to others in an increasingly interconnected world. More...

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27 août 2016

W(h)ither the Liberal Arts?

The ConversationBy . In 1828, a faculty committee at Yale declared that the aim of a liberal education “was not to teach that which is peculiar to any one of the professions, but to lay the foundation which is common to them all” by imparting information and training students in how to think. More...

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Are the Liberal Arts an Antidote to Social Media?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. Are the liberal arts an antidote to social media?
Why does social media need an antidote in the first place?
Are platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram more like diseases than a tools?
Think about how we use social media. We curate our tweets, status updates, photos, (and yes blog posts) to present an image. We are managing other people’s perceptions of us. Read more...

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24 août 2016

'There Isn't Some Big Conspiracy Happening'

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Some scholars are taking confusion about articles mistakenly deleted from the Social Science Research Network as their cue to look for a new place to share research. Read more...

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How Students Make Decisions

HomeBy Maxine Joselow. New book explores how those at seven elite liberal arts colleges make decisions about academics, social life and more. Read more...

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