In the latest piece of woe, “As Interest Fades in the Humanities, Colleges Worry” this time from the NY Times, a stark image is cast. Fit for Halloween, the article depicts decreased student enrollment and cut budgets, slashing across English, Classics, Foreign Languages, etc. If students, politicians, and parents are enamored with STEM, what will… Read more »
In case you missed the ACS Hangout on October 22, you can catch up with your colleagues when it’s convenient.
Interested in using Twitter or other social media in the classroom? This semester the Associated Colleges of the South kicked off a series of Google Hangouts related to pedagogy and technology.
In “Turning Education Upside Down,” Tina Rosenberg writes about how the entire school moved to flipped classes and the outcome it had on student learning.
How much is student data worth? Social security numbers seem like high-ticket items, but is the real payoff in demographic data and user behavior?
Written by Mark Sample and published by Profhacker.
Written by Jordan Shapiro and published by Forbes.
“More on the AHA, ETDs and Libraries,” written by Kevin Smith and published on Scholarly Communications @ Duke.
If you work with digital repositories or in the scholarly communication world, you may be aware of the AHA’s new recommendation regarding history dissertations.
Written by Radhika Nagpal and published on the Scientific American Guest Blog.