Should teachers strike? How should government balance privacy rights with national security? Should companies value their shareholders over the environment? How quickly should a software company fix a known bug? Regardless of discipline, faculty are faced with ethical issues in
An executive order signed by President Trump late Friday afternoon immediately barring immigrants and nonimmigrant visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. has had immediate effects on scholars and students. More than 17,000 students in the U.S. come
SAN FRANCISCO — Public trust in colleges and universities is eroding at a time when liberal education is crucial — and institutions must respond aggressively. That was the current running through several panels here Thursday at the annual meeting at
Skilled researchers and effective teachers are neither substitutes nor complements for each other — in fact, they have no relationship at all, according to a study by two Northwestern University faculty published by the Brookings Institution Thursday. Their research adds another
Like many sectors of the economy, the $70 billion aviation manufacturing and maintenance industry has a work force problem, with three-quarters of companies reporting a substantial shortage of skilled workers. Colleges aren’t producing enough graduates who have the right certification and
Nearly half a billion dollars. That’s how much state money officials at Arizona’s Maricopa Community College District estimate they could have received since 2008 and used to increase services for first-generation students or to improve developmental education. The $441 million estimate
The British government has announced a 170 million pound ($213 million) series of prestigious Institutes of Technology are to be developed to offer a “credible alternative” to the academic route of university for young people. As part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s
Girls in the first few years of elementary school are less likely than boys to say that their own gender is “really, really smart,” and less likely to opt into a game described as being for super-smart kids, research finds.
Dr. John Orlando, associate director of faculty support at Northcentral University, joins us with a unique perspective for teaching online. “I have a confession to make. I was wrong. I was taught wrong.” In grad school Orlando was taught how
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