Jan 27, 2016 by Jonathan Bean |
Historian Jonathan Bean describes the impact of online education at his university.
Feb 18, 2015 by Dan Kemp |
American colleges and universities are searching for ways to overcome student addiction to technology and its effect on classroom instruction. Will they work?
Dec 16, 2014 by Peter Wood |
The promises of data-mining in higher education are that we will end up with more students achieving degrees at lower cost, but the soft totalitarianism that will be required to achieve these gains is a high cost.
Nov 05, 2014 by Rachelle Peterson |
Faculty are becoming more hopeful about technology's ability to convey information, but are increasingly skeptical about its worth in transmitting more than just facts.
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.
Jun 11, 2014 by George Leef |
Should colleges allow students to use cell phones to record lectures?
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.
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
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.
Sep 20, 2013 by Tessa Carter |
The case for poetry inside and outside the classroom.
Aug 30, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |
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.
Jun 05, 2013 by Charles G. Beaudette |
Is there reason to worry about a planned power line upgrade?
Apr 10, 2013 by George Leef |
Vance Fried writes about rapidly changing technologies and its effect on higher education.
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.
Oct 22, 2012 by David Clemens |
Professor Clemens gives up his Literature class because students no longer relate to a non-Internet medium.