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Study looks at impact of adjunct hiring on college spending patterns

Colleges and universities of all kinds are increasingly relying on non-tenure-track faculty members. And administrators frequently defend their …

1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure

<i>In 1915 the Committee on Academic Freedom and Academic Tenure of the American Association of University Professors formulated a statement of</i> …

Defining Academic Freedom

Over the course of decades, a great many books, essays, and policies have been written and published about academic freedom. We have learned how to …

How Gov. Walker tried to quietly change the mission of the University of Wisconsin

You might think that changing the mission of a flagship public university would be an issue put up for public discussion. Not in Wisconsin.<p>Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker submitted a budget proposal that included language that would have changed the century-old mission of the University of Wisconsin …

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Carrick best reads: Old cars, ugly houses help you retire rich

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Old cars, ugly houses help you retire rich</b><br>This blog post talks about plugging the major money leaks in your life – cars and houses.<p><b>They steal everything from</b> …

DIY Foam Shaping Guide

I have needed this for so long, use it to your hearts content imgur All credit to A.K Wirru for this great tutorial …

The Tangled Cultural Roots of Dungeons & Dragons

In 1984, the comic-strip artist Jack Chick, an evangelical Christian, published a tract called “Dark Dungeons.” In it, a young woman named Debbie is seduced into witchcraft through her participation in a Dungeons & Dragons campaign. The Mephistophelean figure in the strip is the Dungeon Master, a …

Bourbon Chicken CrockPot recipe

December 5, 2014<p>Bourbon Chicken in the Crock Pot (video)<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.<p>Crock Pot Bourbon …

Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It

<b>We all want to be more successful.</b><p>But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a …

Targeted teaching: how better use of data can improve student learning

A huge spread of achievement levels in Australian classrooms is making it hard for teachers to implement best education practice and target their …

Why We Need To Talk About White Feminism

Have you ever wondered what White Feminism is? Are you vaguely familiar with the term, but still unclear on what it <i>actually</i> means -- and how it affects you?<p>No worries! Above, we give you a brief, basic introduction to White Feminism, and explain why we need to start talking about it more.<p><b>Also On</b> …

Don’t Want No Satisfaction: Assessing Learning in Student Affairs with Rubrics


Using Web 2.0 Tools to Spread the Assessment Word

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Telling Your Story through Assessment


Writing, Assessing, & Reporting on Outcomes Oh My!

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Assessing Student Learning with Rubrics



Introduction to Campus Labs® Baseline


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Black history is bigger than slavery. We should teach kids accordingly

It’s time to broaden what is considered important to teach our students so that the default history of America isn’t a white, male one<p>I spent many years as a history teacher in New York City hearing questions like: <i>Did black immigrants come through Ellis Island?</i> <i>Were there black cowboys?</i> <i>Where did the</i> …


Public High School Teacher Develops Curriculum to Teach White People About Their ‘Boot’ of Racism

In light of recent tragedies across the country that have sparked impassioned debates on race relations, a public high school teacher in Seattle has developed curriculum to teach “White America” about racism.<p>Published to his blog — fittingly named Citizenship and Social Justice after the course he …

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5 Quick Creativity Boosters

Feeling uninspired? Here are some quick tips fromInc. columnists that are sure to add a creative jolt.<p>So much of business can feel routine and boring. Repetitive process is important for scalability, but it can also send everyone into a dull rut that can lower morale and productivity. Too much …


Read Like Mad

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

'The assessment system is broken', says school head

Head teacher, Peter Hyman, says that the intense exam focus is "destroying" education, and advocates project based learning as a potential answer<p>Exams do not measure the skills pupils require to function in society, a head teacher has said.<p>Speaking to the Telegraph, Peter Hyman, head teacher at …


Why 100 Black Intellectuals Rallied Behind This Professor

Zandria Robinson started tweeting because she lost a bet. Several years ago, a student told the sociologist that she should try her style of engaging …

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