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Community Colleges Can Foster Student Success by Supporting Their Adjuncts

When community colleges fail to support the part-time faculty members who teach more than half of the classes offered at such institutions, they are fostering a culture that creates a barrier to student success, according to…

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“Me, write a blog? Really? I do not even read blogs. I am not even sure what they are!” That was my initial internal response to the invitation to write the Easter edition of our university’s ongoing blog. 1,140 more words

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USM President Rescinds Proposed Faculty Layoffs

Those regular readers of this blog will know that we have published several posts on the proposed elimination of faculty positions at the University of Southern Maine ostensibly to close a continuing budget gap but also to allow the administration more “flexibility” in funding programs. 303 more words


The Problem is Not The Students

Last week I posted what I considered to be an innocuous and mildly interesting post about a proposed formal definition of flipped learning. I figured it would generate a few retweets and start some conversations.

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Pre-Order UMBC Professor Rebecca A. Adelman's New Book Beyond the Checkpoint: Visual Practices in America's Global War on Terror

Visual Practices in America’s Global War on Terror

Author: Rebecca A. Adelman

UMBC Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies Rebecca A. Adelman celebrates the release of her new book… 282 more words


COE Faculty Members Receive Undergraduate Teaching Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Angie Davis (Elementary Education) and Dr. Sandy Lewis (Visual Disabilities) who have been selected as recipients of Undergraduate Teaching Awards for 2013-2014. The University Teaching Awards program recognizes faculty for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. 29 more words


How to Deny Scholars Access to Historical Archives in the Digital Age

Over the last six months, the Chinese government has been systematically reducing access to historical archives by scholars.

There has been much speculation about the purpose of this effort. 860 more words