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The reason Chinese students have the highest test scores in the world is because they cheat.

If that is not entirely true, it is at least partially true. 681 more words


Emerging Seniors, Emerging Media, Emerging Opportunities

According to the Pew Research Center’s 2010 Internet & American Life Project, there will be over 26 million seniors using the internet in the U.S. by 2015. 256 more words

Social Media

An Introduction. An Exit.

It seemed wrong to start with a humor post. While this is a drastic departure from holiday-themed student affairs jokes, I think it provides a much-needed juxtaposition. 419 more words

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What Today's College Freshmen Think

If you follow higher education stories in the media, if you listen to consultants, or if you hear speeches from university administrators, you know that today’s students are different than those in past generations. 1,016 more words

The MOOC Hype Fades, in 3 Charts

By Steve Kolowich

Few people would now be willing to argue that massive open online courses are the future of higher education. The percentage of institutions offering a MOOC seems to be leveling off, at around 14 percent, while suspicions persist that MOOCs will not generate money or reduce costs for universities—and are not, in fact, sustainable. 171 more words

MOOCs In The News

Seven Honest, Practical Pieces of Advice about the Campus Interview

This is what the campus interview often feels like

I recently read a mostly worthless—and more than occasionally nonsensical—advice column at the Chronicle on that bogeyman of the academic job market: the dreaded campus interview. 1,962 more words

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