21 avril 2019

Time, money and method: three things to consider if you’re thinking about homeschooling your child

The ConversationThat said, there are a growing number of so-called “accidental” homeschooled children in Australia. Families of these children feel there is no option other than to homeschool due to a lack of support in mainstream schools. This is particularly so for students with a disability or who have experienced bullying. More...

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It will take critical, thorough scrutiny to truly decolonise knowledge

The ConversationIt has become unfashionable to admit that one doesn’t really understand what phrases like “decolonising knowledge” or “a decolonised curriculum” mean. This is unfortunate. The process of coming to understand what decolonisation of knowledge might be is essential to achieving it – and that process is definitely not yet complete. More...

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Academics can change the world – if they stop talking only to their peers

The ConversationResearch and creative thinking can change the world. This means that academics have enormous power. But, as academics Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr have warned, the overwhelming majority are not shaping today’s public debates. More...

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'Loonshots' and Our Imagined Higher Ed Futures

By Joshua Kim. We are in desperate need of an alternative to disruptive innovation theory. Nowhere is this need greater than in helping us think about the future of higher ed. More...

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7 Arguments Against "The Creeping Capitalist Takeover of Higher Education"

By Joshua Kim. If you read one long article this month about the future of higher education, then have that article be Kevin Carey’s The Creeping Capitalist Takeover of Higher Education. More...

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My Dad's Three Decades of Academic Telecommuting

By Joshua Kim. A couple of weeks ago we had a good discussion about distributed / long-distance academics. More...

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The Pervasiveness of Manels in Higher Education

By Eric Stoller. I had just given a keynote talk at an event and a panel was next on the docket. Thinking that my work was done, I sat down in the front row and waited for the panel to begin. However, before the panel conversation started, I was invited back up to the front to be a panelist. More...

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YouTuber Talks About Imposter Syndrome with Cambridge's Vice-Chancellor

By Eric Stoller. Students as creators, storytellers, and bloggers
It's no secret that I'm a fan of the social media work generated by the communications team at Cambridge University. They consistently create (and curate) quality content that captures the experience of one of the world's leading universities. More...

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Emotional Energy

Now that the academy has begun to talk about the emotional labor drained from professors of diversity courses, I am recalling the way I felt after teaching each Women’s Studies class:  mentally and physically drained. More...

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Privilege, Guilt, Responsibility, and Contingent Labor

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. In a widely hailed essay titled “Privileged” at The Players’ Tribune, Kyle Korver of the Utah Jazz wrote about his own awakening to issues of racism in America. More...

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