23 novembre 2017

‘The Recovery Revolution’

HomeClaire D. Clark’s The Recovery Revolution traces the history of therapies that help drug users recover from addiction, sometimes with contradictory and controversial practices, Scott McLemee writes. More...

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Innovative Teachers for Tomorrow’s Careers

HomeOur nation needs strong teachers in every math and science classroom, writes E. Gordon Gee, but too few STEM experts choose to apply their talents to this important career path. More...

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Adults and Community College Degrees

HomeAdults are coming to community colleges seeking a different approach to education, says Jim Jacobs, and that will require institutions to pay attention to a few important design features. More...

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Angry About Adjuncting?

HomeThe radical move might be to quit, writes Claire B. Potter.
Recently I stumbled across an article in The New York Times about my favorite topic: online academic rage -- and whether it spikes among those frustrated by the struggle to find a tenure-stream job. More...

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Meeting the Enemy

HomeColleges shouldn’t deem certain speech to be off-limits, writes Walter M. Kimbrough.
For the past year, colleges and universities have found themselves wrestling with a philosophical issue: speech. More...

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A Dangerous Precedent

HomePolicies that punish student protesters reinforce institutionalized white supremacy, argues Charles H. F. Davis III. More...

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Feeding a Dangerous Fiction

HomeUniversity crackdowns on speech hurt everyone, writes Christopher Newfield, and renew a false, decades-old depiction of campuses as overrun by censorious radicals. More...

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More Institutional Support for Animal Research Is Needed

HomeIt protects scientists and advances the discovery of promising treatments that can improve the lives of both people and animals, writes Mar Sanchez. More...

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Public Engagement Is a Two-Way Street

HomeClaiming that academics are failing to engage with the general public is intellectual laziness at best and anti-intellectual posturing at worst, argues Adam Kotsko. More...

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Openness and the Decline of the Textbook Author

HomeThe emerging model of openly licensed educational content makes pedagogical as well as financial sense for today’s higher education market, fostering inclusivity and knocking down the wall between writer and reader, writes Brian Jacobs. More...

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