On social learning, cooperation, and the value of sometimes going analog.

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  By the end of last year, Olga Perez Stable Cox, a professor at California’s Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, had come to embody everything that many conservatives despise about higher education. An openly gay professor with tenure and a taxpayer funded salary, her popular class on human sexuality regularly pushed conventional boundaries, opening […]

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President Trump’s budget proposal to slash federal research funding and end financial support for the arts could hurt the bottom line of colleges and universities that rely on those government dollars, Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday. The White House budget, released earlier this month, dials back discretionary funding for agencies that pour billions of dollars into higher education. […]

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A Northern Arizona University student lost credit on an English paper for using the word “mankind” instead of a gender-neutral alternative. Cailin Jeffers, an English major at NAU, told Campus Reform that she received an email from one of her professors, Dr. Anne Scott, informing her that she had been docked one point out of […]

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March 28, 2017 For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, here is one of our popular visuals on SAMR model we shared a few weeks ago.  As we have stated elsewhere, ‘SAMR (Substitution,… ….read more

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The Student Senate at Winona State University recently voted to remove Wells Fargo ATMs from campus because the bank allegedly does not “serve students of all backgrounds.” Winona State’s contract with Wells Fargo expires this summer, leading the Student Senate to ask the university to discontinue its partnership with the company and choose a new […]

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Former secretary of defense Ashton B. Carter will join the Harvard Kennedy School, teaching students and serving as director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the university announced Tuesday. After finishing his 35-year career in national security as secretary of defense, Carter said it was important to him not just to win today’s […]

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Leftist students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign showed that “punching fascists” was more than social media bluster by attacking a College Republicans event on campus. The conservative club was predictably labeled “fascist” by liberal classmates for holding an “Affirmative Action Bake Sale” on campus earlier this month, but one antagonist took things a […]

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Steep cuts in research funding and the elimination of some programs in President Trump’s budget blueprint would be a credit negative for the higher-education sector, according to a report released Tuesday by Moody’s Investors Service. In the “skinny budget” released earlier this month, President Trump included a $9-billion cut to the U.S. Department of Education, […]

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As on other campuses, students at the University of Utah have been calling for the school to declare itself a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants, including those enrolled there. There have been marches, a walkout and a rally at the administration building, where protesters taped copies of their demands to the president’s door. One was that […]

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