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22 juin 2018

Breaking up families? America looks like a Dickens novel

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationThe news has been full these past few weeks of disturbing stories from the nation’s borders. The Trump administration has separated immigrant children from their parents precisely to discourage others from trying to enter the country. More...

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Corporate CEOs’ political voice growing louder as they criticize Trump policies like separating migrant children

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationUnited and fellow airlines American, Southwest and Frontier each indicated they didn’t want the government to use their planes to fly separated children. President Donald Trump hoped to quell the furor over the issue by signing an executive order ending the separations. More...

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Suicide nation: What’s behind the need to numb and to seek a final escape?

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationSuicide rates in the U.S. have increased nearly 30 percent in less than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported June 7. More...

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Schools must equip students to navigate alt-right websites that push fake news

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationMore than 60 percent of America’s middle and high school students rely on alt-right internet sites as credible sources for their research papers. The students are using alt-right sites to write papers on topics that range from free speech and the Second Amendment to citizenship, immigration and the Holocaust. More...

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New federal policy would hike student spacecraft costs, threatening technology education

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationIn a move that threatens U.S. education in science, technology, engineering and math, and could have repercussions throughout the country’s aerospace industry, the FCC is proposing regulations that may license some educational satellite programs as commercial enterprises. That could force schools to pay a US$135,350 annual fee – plus a $30,000 application fee for the first year – to get the federal license required for a U.S. organization to operate satellite communications. More...

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21 juin 2018

Why your child will benefit from inquiry-based learning

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The Conversation“Inquiry-based learning” is a hot topic in education these days, both in Canada and around the world. More...

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IP policy reform needs to start at universities

Concerns about Canadian intellectual property (IP) moving offshore raise a broader and more important issue about made-in-Canada IP. Across the country, universities have no common or baseline intellectual-property policy; each institution has developed its own approach based on its own worldview, writes Gordon Harling for The Globe and Mail. More...

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20 juin 2018

The Evolving Faculty Profile at Research-Centered Universities in Chile

Today, research-oriented universities in Chile have an academic hierarchy comparable to that of U.S. institutions. More...

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19 juin 2018

Should Go Without Saying, But… Matt Reed. Savannah State U is apparently taking “DFW” rates -- that is, the total percentage of students in a class who get a D, or an F, or who withdraw -- above 25 percent as prima facie evidence of poor performance by the instructor. More...

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18 juin 2018

Does Ford’s victory pose a threat to universities?

By Grace Karram Stephenson. On 8 June in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, a new government was voted in. For the first time in 15 years, the Progressive Conservatives won a majority of ridings, taking 76 seats out of 124. This is a significant defeat for the former leading party, the Ontario Liberals, which won only seven seats, losing both its rule and its status as an official party. In Canadian politics, provincial elections are watched closely, since high-ticket items like education and healthcare are provincially administered. More...

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