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Study finds that students earn better grades from teaching assistants of same race/ethnicity

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Study finds that students earn better grades from teaching assistants of same race or ethnicity.

General Assembly leads coding boot camps into the regulated side of higher education

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Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

North Carolina A&T State U, an HBCU, plans online education expansion

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Historically black North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State U, which aims to increase its enrollment by nearly 50 percent over the next decade, is one of several HBCUs that see online education as a way to grow.

Author discusses new book on interdisciplinarity

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Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.

New books focus on reforming graduate education, managing the graduate school experience

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New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.

U of Central Florida increases class sizes with live-streamed lectures

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U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

Exploring JumpCourse, an alternative online education provider

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Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

Duke U freshmen object graphic novel depicting lesbian relationships

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Duke U freshmen say a celebrated graphic novel depicting lesbian sex and relationships shouldn't have been included on their recommended summer reading list, and some won't read it.

AAC&U's moderate, strong voice on competency-based education and disruption

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Amid talk of higher education's possible disruption and unbundling, the Association of American Colleges & Universities stakes out an aggressive middle ground. Are people listening?

Revised AP U.S. history framework seeks to calm critics

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New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

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