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Will Virtual Reality Be Different?

(blog)VR might be a better way to deliver content (or maybe not), but content in higher ed has become commoditized. New ways to deliver...

How college is helping to create a class divide in America (essay)

Instead, it is largely female, about half Latino and African-American, usually nonunionized, and struggling to make ends meet at or near minimum wage while laboring...

Clinton proposes financial aid for alternative providers, student loan relief for entrepreneurs

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What Is the Equivalent of Bad WiFi in Higher Ed?

(blog)Creating a robust wireless network is both science and art - and higher ed network professionals are crazy good at ensuring fast and robust...

Essay on challenges facing the guided-pathways model for restructuring two-year colleges

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Syracuse University promenade plan exposes tension between chancellor and faculty

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Book argues faculty members should actively resist 'culture of speed' in modern academe

Slow Professors' quick answer to that last question is similar to many articulated in recent critiques of the so-called corporate university (think Benjamin Ginsburg's The...

Hope College moves away from immediate plan to fire president

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Education Secretary John King to speak on inequity in higher education, will call on elite colleges to do more to ...

Clinton, Sanders united in call for more federal spending on higher ed, vary on college affordability approach · Report: Duncan Would Stay for 2nd Term,...

Senate education panel seems poised to confirm Obama education secretary nominee

Washington Post... Not to Read 'Originals'. How to maintain our higher ed status quo. .... After Corinthian Colleges collapsed, she said, the Education Department promised...

Cary Nelson faces backlash over his views on a controversial scholar

More surprising, perhaps, was how the debate quickly extended to Cary Nelson, an English professor at Illinois and outspoken advocate of academic freedom who publicly...

Tales from the Tabs

(blog)It's fascinating to read that "Fast talkers (professors seen as the most engaging) spoke at 254 words per minute." And, this is applicable in...

Not So Fast

The campaign quickly returned to speed in that city, with successful union drives at Lesley and Northeastern Universities (in addition to Tufts University), and others...

A Publisher of One's Own

(The title's fast-and-loose spelling might not have passed muster at a scholarly press either.) The book now sells for $3 online. Rojas said the ability...

Adjuncts Urge Labor Dept. Inquiry Into Working Conditions

The petition says that average yearly income for adjunct professors "hovers in the same range as minimum-wage fast food and retail workers," since adjuncts typically...

Shifting Your Mindset

Quick movement is essential because my goal is to get into action and fail as fast as possible. Every time I fail, I can evaluate...

Net Neutrality Offensive

The foundation submitted its letter the same day as four ed-tech startups -- Codeacademy, CodeCombat, General Assembly and OpenCurriculum -- filed their comments with the...

Playing Catch-Up on Concussions

"It is to be anticipated in any area of controversy," Graham said, "that when an entity tries to move in some direction, some will say...

Hedging Bets

“TNE allows traditional destination countries to act proactively and position themselves in a fast-changing market by participating in capacity-building efforts in source countries while this...

It's Andragogy, Not Pedagogy

Pedagogy: the methods and practice of teaching children. Andragogy: the methods and practice of teaching adults. So the question becomes: at what point is a...

Thought Experiment

Fast forward several years, and Kaye is knee deep into her new teaching style, which she presented here Friday at the annual conference of the...

Obama expands income-based repayment to older borrowers, pushes ...

Boston Globe Asked earlier this year whether the administration could move forward on its own with expanding Pay As You Earn and making other changes to...

Admissions Collusion?

So asked admissions experts about the underlying assumptions of the suit, and whether Common Application rules were leading colleges to make decisions that might...

Finishing in Five

So far I have gotten two kinds of reactions: “Wow, that was fast. Congrats!” and, usually in a half-joking tone, “Wow, that was fast. I...

Bottom-Up Sex Ed

“You fail fast, and you fail often, and you fail well,” Brown said of Colgate's philosophy favoring action over years-long committee work. If a project...

Hope and Climate Change

By contrast, Ehrlich clings fast to both a secular worldview and a belief that overpopulation, as such, is a major driving factor in ecological problems.

Prospects on Paper

Broward is building a new customer relationship management system using the open-source SplendidCRM, but Gayle said the college quickly ran into a bottleneck: The data...

The MBA for Billionaires

In its bid to poach "top guns" from the U.S., Xiang acknowledged that CKGSB "cannot outbid the US institutions." But what it could offer, he...

Tenure Malpractice?

The report, called “Renewal of Tenure: The Presidential Veto” and obtained by , continues: “The present situation must be considered the final morale buster –...

U. of Colorado flummoxes companies promising in-state tuition to out-of-state ...

“At Tuition Specialists we pave your road to in-state tuition,” claims the older of the two companies. “Get In-State Tuition: Fast, Simple, Certain,” says the...

What We're Reading This Month: March 2014

(blog)Reading the latest issues of Fast Company, Bitch, Bust, Ms, and the following books Alienation by Veronica Roth, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion...

Historians association and four doctoral programs start new effort to broaden ...

He acknowledged that many graduate students and professors still consider only academic jobs to be the norm. But he said that this is to be...

Work in Progress

Top-ranking university officials and ed-tech company executives reconvened at the University of California at Berkeley after a turbulent year for massive open online courses. During...