Monday, April 4, 2016
Critics worry that a new North Carolina law they see as anti-LGBT could affect colleges; California’s state auditor worries about out-of-state students; and Microsoft worries about a bot that learned bad manners.
By Dan BerrettFor a long time, disciplinary content was king. Now just about everyone agrees that students should learn skills like critical thinking. What’s trickier is how.
By Eric HooverMany colleges brag about rising numbers of applicants, even as they see a drop in students who enroll. Here’s what the numbers really mean.
By Sarah BrownThe Princeton Open Campus Coalition formed in response to a movement that, its founders felt, was stifling constructive dialogue.
By Dan BerrettDennis Di Lorenzo, dean of New York University’s School of Professional Studies, describes how recent changes at his institution aim to help more students get jobs.
By Russell JacobyThe relationship between political diversity and intellectual diversity is, at best, tenuous.
Tracey MooreAs technology and machines consume more and more of life, perhaps theater can help us remember what it means to act like a human.
By James M. LangThree small ways to improve learning by giving students a measure of control.
Isiaah Crawford, who will leave his job as provost at Seattle University, has done research on human sexuality and minority stress.
A new adult-education dean finds a helpful paper about the blurring of distinctions between traditional and nontraditional students.
All speech and writing contain ambiguities about which pronouns refer to what, Geoff Pullum claims; they don’t have to, but they just seem to be poorly designed in that respect.
This new accessibility feature, so far only available for the iOS and Android Twitter apps, will improve the social media experience for users who are blind or have low vision.
Her experiences have motivated me to try to be a more understanding adviser and teacher.
Six things not to do when you are not Thomas Edison or Elon Musk.
The second in a three-part series on how scientists can use crowdfunding to finance a research project.
I didn’t negotiate my starting salary. Is it too late to try now?
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