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Do E-Readers Threaten Learning in the Humanities? - In One Word - NO

Naomi S. Baron in a post at the Chronicle of Higher Education argues that e-reading is the single greatest threat to the humanities.  Well, maybe not the biggest threat, but enough of a menace for Baron to publish a soon to be released book from Oxford University Press extolling the dangers posed by e-readers entitled  476 more words

Daily History

Grokking Nutella Worldview Synergies

My wife is the first person who told me that writing is a way of thinking and therefore also a way of learning. If she’s correct, Microsoft faces trouble ahead, and I’m not referring to just the thousands of employees who are losing their jobs.  59 more words

Chad Raymond

Crane-kick that publication, Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

Who doesn’t love a sequel? Summer is a great time for them, isn’t it? (Reminds me… still need to get to How to Train Your Dragon 2… 1,625 more words

Scholarship

The Great, All-American, Academic Screw: Some Musings

It seems everywhere we turn these days, we have to listen to someone or read about someone getting screwed. And it’s never a good screw, or if it is a good screw, that means the person still got shafted. 556 more words

Faculty

Students In Overseas Health Programs Not Prepared To Treat Patients

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Over the past decade, the number of American students in health fields going abroad has nearly tripled, taking them out of the classroom to clinics and hospitals. 133 more words

Watch + Listen

Close Down Religious Colleges!

Can someone learn to examine ideas critically at a religious college?  To reason and think deliberately and without coerced conclusions?  And if not, should those schools receive federal tax-funded support?  474 more words

Higher (Power) Education

Turning Financial Aid and Admissions Staffs into an Enrollment Team

The college enrollment process can be hectic. This is why we provide personalized, on the ground support for students at every step- from inquiry to enrollment. 42 more words

Education