Willie Golden

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Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

People interpret the same emoji in completely different ways

Leading to image miscommunications<p>Although emoji fill in where words are lacking, their true meaning might be getting lost in translation. People interpret emoji differently, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. This holds true even if chatting is happening over …

Too many universities teach pointless degrees that offer nothing to their students or society

A few years ago, universities started to advertise their courses using a striking government statistic: that a degree added about £250,000 to one’s lifetime earnings. It was the start of a new era, where teenagers would have to borrow up to £9,000 a year for their tuition and wanted to know if the …

Higher Education

Pinterest Wins Fans In Academia, Helping Users Analyze Tough Novels

Ask people in academia what they think of social media, and you’re likely to hear laments about the rotting of students’ minds. An epidemic of hasty posting, sharing and up-voting creates the risk that no one wants to think anymore. But Hampshire College assistant professor Alicia E. Ellis has come …

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