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An exercise for active reading of the syllabus

It’s syllabus-writing season! Here’s an exercise I devised several years ago that I’m still using to promote students’ active thinking about course policies — and faculty understanding of how students perceive course requirements and regulations. 202 more words


La. RSD-NO's ACT Results: Nowhere Near What Is Necessary for Guaranteed, Four-Year-College Admission

In 2003, the Louisiana legislature created the state-run Recovery School District (RSD), which pre-Katrina was comprised of about a dozen and a half schools. Once Hurricane Katrina hit (in 2005), so did the Louisiana legislature in a calculated attempt to hand over most of New Orleans’ public schools to the state. 1,142 more words

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Cómo utilizar Google Forms en la educación superior

Ahora trabajo en la educación superior, y como asistente de unos cursos en línea, a veces me piden que haga una reunión virtual con los alumnos a través de Adobe Connect.   168 more words

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Thursday August 17, 2017

I act like others know something I don’t know. And vice versa. I become uncaring and detached. Hiro Kone’s “Less Than Two Seconds” returns to me a sense of direction. 385 more words

Increased Student Samples, Student Confirmations and Site Visits Mean Expanded Audits Under ED’s New Audit Guide

As described in our previous posts about ED’s new Audit Guide for annual Title IV compliance audits, the new auditing requirements include expanded testing in many compliance areas, such as… 1,034 more words

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Jillian Kay Melchior: Higher Ed Goes Low

I recently had the opportunity to do some fill-in work on The Steve Gruber Show and was thrilled to be joined by Hillsdale alum and Wall Street Journal opinion page writer Jillian Kay Melchior. 22 more words

mathematics education for a new era: video games as a medium for learning

Before the 13th century AD, math was done in sentences, sometimes called “rhetorical math.” The symbols we currently associate with math began to emerge in the Arab world during the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries. 1,254 more words