05 mai 2019

Beyond Distribution Requirements

By Matt Reed. The community colleges in my state have a common framework for distribution requirements for general education courses. An Associate of Arts degree has to have 45 (out of 60) credits in gen ed; an Associate of Science has to have 30; an Associate of Applied Science has to have 20. More...

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Friday Fragments - May 3, 2019

By Matt Reed. Free tuition; expenses beyond tuition; young adults and politics. More...

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College and the Intellectual Journey

By Eboo Patel. What I learned about a liberal arts education from The Second Mountain by David Brooks. More...

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Making Monographs Open

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A project that aims to slash the cost of producing monographs could help make more of them available to the public for free. But will scholars participate. More...

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FCC Key to Closing the Homework Gap

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The Federal Communications Commission controls licenses that could be used to bring wireless broadband internet to rural areas. But policy makers and educators are at odds over how to proceed. More...

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‘Intersectionality and Higher Education’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Editors discuss new volume of essays on the ways higher education is changing because of issues of race, gender and sexuality -- and how they think higher ed needs to change even more. More...

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Reprieve at Stanford

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Provost, who had said university was ending its support for university press this year, extends it for another year and suggests more support could be coming in the future. New approach comes amid widespread criticism. More...

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More Admissions of Guilt and More Details in Admissions Scandal

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Three more plead guilty; a mystery about a big-spending family becomes public; Southern Cal tightens rules on admission of athletes. More...

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Anger in the Classroom

HomeIn teaching, we can embrace the ways that rage is a legitimate response to felt injustices and draw on it as a sort of compass and wellspring of creativity, writes Deborah J. Cohan. More...

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From the Basement to the Dome

HomeHow do Ph.D. students, and those involved in their training, James M. Van Wyck asks,navigate this liminal moment in career and professional development. More...

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