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How one instructor is pursuing accessibility in online education

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Issues are being brought to the forefront as education becomes more digital. Inside Higher Ed profiles a Ph.D. student as she designs her first online course.

Academy of Arts and Sciences makes case for increasing foreign language learning capacity

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity in a political climate that's increasingly anti-global.

AAC&U Releases Report on National, Large-Scale Look at Student Learning

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First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.

Youngstown State adjuncts 'celebrate' 25 years without a raise

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At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.

Liberal arts students' fears about the job market upon graduation are increasingly informing what they choose to study, even as electives

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At colleges proud of attracting students who want a broad-based, non-vocational education, numbers of majors in arts and humanities are falling.

 

Orange Coast College suspends student who secretly videotaped professor's anti-Trump comments that later went viral

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Orange Coast College suspends student who secretly and in violation of college rules videotaped professor's anti-Trump comments, which later went viral.

Textbook publishers contemplate 'inclusive access' as business model of the future

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Textbooks aren't selling like they used to, but a new business model that has led to increased access to course materials and lower costs at some universities is beginning to take shape.

Study suggests grading leniency is result rather than cause of low grading reliability

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Study finds variation in the way students are evaluated -- and tougher grades appear to be closer to what they should be. But not necessary due to grade inflation alone.

Pitt arts and sciences faculty divided over proposal to eliminate foreign language exemption

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Pitt’s arts and sciences faculty is divided over a proposal to eliminate a high school study exemption from foreign language requirement. Some say high school seat time is poor measure of proficiency, while others fear forcing too many students into language courses.

Northwestern professors urged to put information about mental health services on syllabi

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Northwestern U Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging professors to put information about mental health services on their syllabi.

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