21 avril 2019

Thinking Critically About Our Comic Relief

A joke is rarely "just a joke," but there are still many positive ways to be funny in the classroom. More...

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Lingering Between Identities

Part 2 of Working Your Identity in Graduate School. More...

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Messing With Texans

By Matt Reed. As a political scientist, gerrymandering offends me. It’s the process by which electoral districts are redrawn to guarantee certain outcomes. In essence, it flips the script of representative democracy; instead of voters choosing their representatives, representatives choose their voters. More...

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Residency Requirements

By Matt Reed. What fraction of a degree should be required to be taken in-house for that degree to bear a given college’s name? 
We’re dealing with that question now, and it’s revealing some competing sets of assumptions. More...

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Friday Fragments - April 12, 2019

By Matt Reed. As part of the Academic Master Plan and its focus on student basic needs, we did a survey of students to find out what they struggled with most, and where they saw themselves needing the most help. Over 1,500 students responded, which is enough to give some confidence. More...

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Ask the Administrator: A Fresh Start

By Matt ReedSeeking another freshman experience. More...

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20 avril 2019

Not Just Admissions

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. College fund-raisers are fielding questions and talking among themselves about the meaning of the Varsity Blues scandal. More...

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‘The Legging Problem’

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A letter from a Notre Dame mother, urging women to not wear the gym attire in lieu of pants, prompts backlash and debate. More...

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Presidents Divided on Community College Bachelor's Degrees

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Community college and university presidents are sharply divided over whether two-year institutions should offer bachelor's degrees, a new Inside Higher Ed survey finds. More...

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Injecting the Instructor's Voice Into Asynchronous Courses

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Online courses aimed at adults sometimes lose the personal touch. Academics at two institutions discuss how to use short, informal videos to bring the courses alive. More...

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