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Why Conservative Colleges Should Go Online

Jun 26, 2014 by Richard J. Bishirjian |

In America there are few colleges offering what may be called a “conservative” education. Richard Bishirjian urges them to expand, create urban satellites, and embrace new technology.

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Classroom Cell Phone Recordings: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

Jun 11, 2014 by George Leef |

Should colleges allow students to use cell phones to record lectures?

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The Imaginary STEM Crisis

May 21, 2014 by George Leef |

George Leef argues that America actually doesn't need a huge increase in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology degrees.

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Common Core Doesn’t Add Up to STEM Success

Jan 03, 2014 by Sandra Stotsky |

The Common Core State Standards won't prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math, writes NAS board member Sandra Stotsky 

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Will the Internet Replace College?

Sep 25, 2013 by John Maguire |

John Maguire reviews two books that ponder whether the rise of "online" will mean the downfall of higher education as we now know it.

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The Pleasures of Poetry in an Age of Abstraction

Sep 20, 2013 by Tessa Carter |

The case for poetry inside and outside the classroom.

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What Do Professors Think of MOOCs?

Aug 30, 2013 by Rachelle DeJong |

According to Inside Higher Ed's recent survey, many professors believe Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are inferior to other forms of online teaching and the real-life classroom. 

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Ask a Scholar: What Will be the Effects of a Local Power Line Upgrade?

Jun 05, 2013 by Charles G. Beaudette |

Is there reason to worry about a planned power line upgrade?

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What Will Higher Ed Look Like in 2020?

Apr 10, 2013 by George Leef |

Vance Fried writes about rapidly changing technologies and its effect on higher education. 

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STEM Versus Diversity

Dec 06, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the shortage of scientists and engineers in light of demands for continued "diversity" in immigration.

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How the Internet Ruined the Teaching of Literature

Oct 22, 2012 by David Clemens |

Professor Clemens gives up his Literature class because students no longer relate to a non-Internet medium.

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Jobs and Governance

Oct 18, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the relationship between higher education, public policy and stagnant job growth.

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What STEM Can’t Do

Sep 22, 2012 by David Clemens |

A story of pets and furry friends exemplifies how a science and math core overlooks a large portion of the human experience.

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Capitalism and Western Civilization: STEM

Aug 30, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the implications of the growing shortage of science and engineering graduates.

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Capitalism and Western Civilization: Jobs

Mar 15, 2012 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the growing number of jobs in technological fields and the shrinking pool of workers qualified to fill them.

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