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Focus on...focus groups

Currently prepping for a focus group with faculty on classroom technology. It’s something that has been long in the coming, but the impetus was feedback from a recent… 378 more words

Musings

3rd Centavo: Horatio Alger: The Myth of Public Higher Education

by Rodolfo F. Acuña

The United States is the land of illusions. Like Disneyland, it is more fiction than reality. The American Dream is part of surreal world, constructed as a form of social control that distorts the memory  blinding Americans to the injustices, inequalities and imperfections of American society. 1,253 more words

3rd Centavo

Rape investigation botched: more evidence that little was done to investigate Jameis Winston

Going back to football season, I had paid attention to the alleged sexual assault committed by Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston. Something always seemed off about the case. 700 more words

Commentary

The Semiotics of Academic E-mail Signatures

I feel slightly ridiculous about this fact but I’ve spent the last twenty minutes agonising over how to change my e-mail signature. For a long time I’ve had a pretty simple and self-explanatory e-mail signature: 404 more words

World University Rankings - Information or Noise

Messing around with some of the results available from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings website, it’s interesting to note that near the top of the ranking over the years, things stay relatively stable, and further down there’s quite a bit of variation. 215 more words

Higher Education

Want to understand Millennials? Talk to their parents.

By Sharon Hackenbracht & Elisa Foster

There is an overwhelming amount of research about the Millennial Generation (also known as Generation Y).  And now that they’ve entered adulthood… 408 more words

The Art Of Research

Holistic Review in the Anti-Affirmative Action Era

In the anti-affirmative action era, the process of “Holistic Review” has been used in college admissions as a comprehensive approach to evaluating students beyond the traditional high school GPA and standardized test score. 1,024 more words