23 septembre 2018

Anatomy of a Smear

HomeScholars should speak out against those who have weaponized the language of “safety,” “security,” “acknowledgment” and “inclusion” to silence anyone who disagrees with them, argues Peter Wood. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Test Recycling

HomeThe greatest threat to the SAT is test security, writes Jim Jump. More...

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Online Education Is a Disability Rights Issue

HomeIt is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues. More...

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Medieval Studies Since Charlottesville

HomeAs the field grapples with the past’s racial legacies, the rhetoric of academic freedom is being weaponized against those committed to making it more inclusive, writes Dorothy Kim.
In August 2017, I published a guest post on In the Middle entitled “Teaching Medieval Studies in a Time of White Supremacy”: “Today, medievalists have to understand that the public and our students will see us as potential white supremacists or white supremacist sympathizers because we are medievalists. More...

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Wrinkles in Time

HomeIn Altered States of Consciousness: Experiences Out of Time and Self, Marc Wittmann underscores how little separates ordinary consciousness from other forms of it, writes Scott McLemee. More...

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Escaping Westworld

HomeIn the future, we won't be able to sidestep the ethical and policy issues linked to the use of technology, writes Lynn Pasquerella, so we must confront the question of how we best prepare students for it. More...

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Asian Americans at Harvard: Welcome to Campus

HomeA lawsuit joined by the U.S. Justice Department distorts the way admissions works, writes Julie J. Park. More...

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A Woman’s Education: Remembering Jill Conway

HomeHer legacy -- found in both her leadership of Smith College and her writings -- challenges all educators, writes Donal O’Shea. More...

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Mapping the Academic Genome

HomeTechnology is enabling the rise of precision academics in higher education, writes Myk Garn, who describes the game-changing potential of mapping and coding the academic genome. More...

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Ethical College Admissions: Student Passions and College Choices

HomeNew research should have admissions counselors thinking about how they offer advice, writes Jim Jump.
“Find your passion.” There is some sort of law that every college commencement address must include that advice, and it is also given to students applying to college, students in college and adults at all stages of life. More...

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