23 septembre 2018

White Professor Accused of Antiwhite Racism

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Following uproar in conservative press, Rutgers says historian's screed against gentrification in Harlem (and the white people like himself it attracts) violates university policy. Others see free speech. More...

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This Town's Not Big Enough for the Both of Us

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Texas A&M and Texas Tech are both vying to open new veterinary-medicine programs in the same northwest Texas town -- and neither is happy about the other's plans. More...

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UC Berkeley Suspends Professor for Harassment

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The University of California, Berkeley, suspended a well-known architecture professor for engaging in a "pattern of sexual harassment that created a hostile environment," the San Francisco Chronicle reported. More...

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Departure With a Message

HomeBy Emma Whitford. Dean at Brandman University says she lost her job for fighting harassment in the workplace -- and that she turned down a buyout that would have required her to stay quiet. More...

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Will Trying New Teaching Techniques Tank My Evaluations?

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Many professors fear that students will punish them for classroom experimentation. A new study suggests otherwise. More...

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An Alternative (Online) Path to 'Free' College

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A range of alternative providers have in recent years sought to significantly lower the price of college-level course work by offering affordable online courses that will be accepted for credit by colleges. Think StraighterLine, which puts forth a low-priced, all-you-can-learn model, or University of the People, which charges only an end-of-course fee of $100. More...

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The Fast-Moving World of Alternative Credentials and Pathways

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A new report from Inside Higher Ed tries to make sense of a dizzying landscape. “On-Ramps and Off-Ramps: Alternative Credentials and Emerging Pathways Between Education and Work” is an up-to-the-minute look at how colleges, companies and other players are reconsidering how to measure and recognize knowledge and skills. More...

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New Report on Alternative Credentials and Pathways to Degrees

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Inside Higher Ed's new report, "On-Ramps and Off-Ramps: Alternative Credentials and Emerging Pathways Between Education and Work," is an up-to-the-minute look at how colleges, companies and other players are reconsidering how to measure and recognize knowledge and skills. More...

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Unizin Chooses New Leaders, Launches Data Platform

HomeBy Doug Lederman. Unizin, a consortium of 25 universities that focuses on enhancing digital teaching and learning, announced on Tuesday that it has selected new leaders and released a platform to collect, standardize and securely store key data about learning and student success. More...

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Carolina Colleges Close for Hurricane Florence

HomeBy Doug Lederman. As Hurricane Florence bore down on the Atlantic coast Monday, some colleges and universities in the storm's path closed and others braced for its impact. More...

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