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Sallie Mae offers online tutoring through Chegg

As reported in Inside Higher Ed, Sallie Mae, the student loan company, will offer free online tutoring to borrowers through a partnership with Chegg, an online textbook publisher that recently has moved into student support services, including test preparation and tutoring.

MOOC about nuclear weapons dangers

A Stanford University MOOC raises public consciousness about nuclear weapons dangers, the course designers say.

Author of 'Flipped Learning' discusses what it is and how professors can use it

In an interview, Robert Talbert discusses his book on the instructional approach and how college instructors can use it effectively.

Where the trends are going in the LMS market

New data from e-Literate show which LMSs are gaining ground (and which aren't).

Missouri S&T online, residential students conduct lab experiments from homes

There isn't enough lab space for all hands-on courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology. So thousands of online and residential students are doing experiments in their homes and dorm rooms, producing both conveniences and challenges.

Online class sizes: one size doesn't fit all

Some colleges cap online class registrations while others adhere to their face-to-face limits. Still others consider each specific course. Which strategy works best?

U of Illinois calls off James Watson lecture over his racist comments

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U of Illinois research institute agreed to host James Watson. But it called off the event after faculty members cited his comments on race, intelligence and geography.

Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation

Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.

A provost with an unconventional background describes her advancement to grad school (essay)

Terri E. Givens describes her advancement through high school and college -- and how Ph.D. programs should value students from unconventional backgrounds who take on more than expected.

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A professor bemoans representing in class the status quo that she originally hoped to challenge (essay)

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The classrooms that we as professors have tried to create -- spaces where inequities are voiced and the status quo challenged -- are becoming reality, writes Lynn Cockett. The problem is we now represent that status quo.

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