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The Rise of the Adjunct and the Potential for Unionization

The Chronicle of Higher Education has posted a multimedia presentation providing an overview of adjuncts in the academy.  Several Chronicle writers summarize what they have learned since they started covering the lives of adjuncts and their future in the academy.   691 more words

Daily History

What You Need To Know About For-Profit Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Ed published just today another nightmare story about practices at a for-profit college: Corinthian. Fortunately, this one is on the verge of closing anyhow, but you need to take heed, because Corinthian College isn’t alone among for-profit institutions in the use of criminal practices. 1,392 more words

American History And Culture

Quick News: Triton Acquired M-16, M-14 Guns From Dep. of Defense

Saturday, September 13, 2014 || By Michael Romain 

According to a recent report by the Chronicle of Higher Education, since 1998, more than 100 institutions of higher learning in America have acquired military-grade equipment through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program and Triton College is one of them. 52 more words

Education

"Desirable Difficulties", Part 2 (or a retroactive Part 1?)

Not much to add from yesterday’s post, except to point you toward another great discussion of the pedagogical opportunities provided by “desirable difficulties.” This time, … 1,014 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom

Harvard gets record donation from Hong Kong billionaire brothers

English.news.cn   2014-09-09 10:04:52

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — Harvard University announced Monday its school of public health has received 350-million-U.S.-dollar donation, the largest in Harvard’s history, from a charitable foundation run by Hong Kong billionaire brothers Ronnie and Gerald Chan. 445 more words

Current Affairs

"Once in a Lifetime": Starting your first tenure-track job

I just saw that a new advice essay on starting a new tenure-track job invoked the timeless wisdom of Talking Heads, and I thought, “perfect!” 2,517 more words

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