Social Sciences / Education

Kentucky professor says he was found guilty of harassment for singing "California Girls," but institution says charges are more serious

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University of Kentucky professor says he was found guilty of sexual harassment for singing "California Girls" at a Chinese educational event, but the institution says the charges against him are more serious.

MIT professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of academic's future success than traditional tenure review methods

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MIT management professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of an academic's future research success than traditional methods of peer review in tenure.

Frequent source for comments on politics admits no formal focus group informed his insights, as he had claimed

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AP reveals political science professor who cited a focus group as key source for his many interviews and essays never had one.

The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference

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Thu, 02/23/2017 to Fri, 02/24/2017

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12676 Gemini Blvd. N.
Orlando , Florida 32816
United States

Exploring CiteScore, Elsevier's new journal impact metrics

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Elsevier explains the thought process behind CiteScore, its new journal impact metrics. Critics worry about potential conflicts of interest.

Southern California professor stabbed to death by student

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Bosco Tjan, a noted psychology researcher, was killed in the building where he worked.

Two Jewish professors on different campuses are harassed with anti-Semitic threats

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Two Jewish professors on different campuses are harassed with anti-Semitic threats -- at a time when swastikas have appeared at a number of institutions.

Faculty members allege a pattern of breach of contract at San Francisco State University

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At San Francisco State, professors allege a pattern of ignoring promises made to recruit or retain faculty members.

Case at Brooklyn College raises questions about line between academic freedom and interpretations of Title IX

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Can a syllabus be a form of sexual harassment? And should a professor know when he's being investigated for his extra-credit policy, use of triangles and declaring that his class is not a "safe space"?

Research suggests some students are more likely than others to perceive political bias of professors

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Study suggests that whether students think their instructors have political bias is linked to attitudes about entitlement and grades, not what the professors are saying or doing.

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