16 décembre 2018

When Yes Doesn’t Mean Yes

HomeSeemingly consensual relationships are not truly so when power differentials are vast, argues an anonymous Ph.D. student. More...

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The Post-Ac Life

HomeTerri E. Givens describes her professional life after leaving higher education -- and how she's made it a very viable one. More...

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Don’t Be a Conference Room Hog

HomeAs academe works to make conferences more accessible and humane, it's a pervasive problem that's also easy to fix, writes Jonathan Beecher Field. More...

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How Faculty Can Help Student Parents Succeed

HomeLarissa M. Mercado-López offers advice for how faculty members can better support student who are parents as well as those who are caregivers in other ways. More...

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Ordinary Education in Extraordinary Times

HomeDespite all the changes going on outside campuses -- and often, in fact, because of them -- our traditional educational practices have never been more important, writes Michael S. Roth. More...

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Against the New Normal

HomeIn advance of International Human Rights Day, Scott McLemee reviews Authoritarianism: Three Inquiries in Critical Theory, by Wendy Brown, Peter E. Gordon and Max Pensky. More...

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When College Degrees Impede Opportunity

HomeCollege credentialing and degree inflation tend to serve the needs of employers, not students, write Frederick M. Hess and Grant Addison. More...

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College and Beginning Afresh

HomeWe need to ask students why they want to go to college, writes Nicholas Soodik. More...

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15 décembre 2018

Truth, Facts and Liberal Education in a 'Post-Truth' Era

HomeColleges and universities must ensure that students know not only how to exercise intellectual skills but also that certain things are so, writes Grant Cornwell. More...

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Academe Must Challenge the Skeptics of Expertise

HomeThe more academics seek to inform and shape policy, the more they must confront efforts to undermine their influence, writes Linda Stamato. More...

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