14 janvier 2020

2019 Nonfiction Reviews

By Joshua Kim. Another year of ill-conceived efforts to read every book through higher ed eyes. More...

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Only Books

By Joshua Kim. Placing books, rather than articles or podcasts or social media, at the center of our conversations. More...

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13 janvier 2020

Books to Give the Educator in Your Life for the Holidays

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/JustVisitingLogo_white.jpg?itok=K5uvzo_-By John Warner. Books make great gifts. Some personal recommendations. More...

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Is 350 Books Enough?

HomeBy Elin Johnson. University of Florida professor reprimanded after heatedly contesting the university library’s book checkout limit. More...

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01 décembre 2019

Superstar Theory and Why Higher Education is Different

By Alex Usher. I spent part of this weekend reading Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics and Life, by the late Princeton Economist Alan Krueger (whose work on higher education I highlighted here when he died by suicide earlier this year). More...

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29 novembre 2019

A Citizenship Factory

By Matt Reed. If you haven’t already seen the CityLab piece on Helsinki’s new central library, check it out. The pictures alone are well worth it, though the article is excellent, too. It’s a reminder of what a culture can do if it decides to make something a priority. More...

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25 novembre 2019

Thinking Nonbinary

HomeScott McLemee reviews George Estreich's Fables and Futures: Biotechnology, Disability, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves. More...

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Willful and for Itself, as Such

HomeScott McLemee reviews Willful: How We Choose What We Do by Richard Robb. More...

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Think Positive

HomeScott McLemee reviews Why We're Wrong about Nearly Everything: A Theory of Human Misunderstanding by Bobby Duffy. More...

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Topic: Trending

HomeScott McLemee reviews Devon Powers's On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future. More...

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