16 décembre 2018

Against Endorsing the Chicago Principles

HomeTheir main shortcoming is in the false assurance they offer colleges and universities, argues Sigal Ben-Porath. 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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Ethical College Admissions: A Tragedy

HomeJim Jump considers the reports of abuse and application fraud by a private school in Louisiana that has been highly praised. More...

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15 décembre 2018

Ethical College Admissions: After the Applications Are In

HomeEthical choices don't go away at this stage in the process, especially if an applicant does something that may hurt his or her chances, writes Jim Jump. More...

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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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Online Learning: A 2-Voiced Case for Ambivalence

HomeWading into the rip currents of online learning evangelism and countersurging cries of alarm about the corporatization of higher ed, Steve Mentz and Christopher Schaberg seek steady footing. More...

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How MOOC Collaboration Could Aid On-Campus Teaching and Learning

HomeCreating a sharing economy for MOOC content among universities in open online consortiums wouldn’t be simple but could have enormous benefits for those institutions and others, Daniel Seaton writes. 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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