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December 16, 2008
As medical schools handle fallout from multiple scandals involving researchers, concern grows about corporate sponsorship of universities' training sessions for doctors.
December 11, 2008
Colleges' information technology budgets aren't immune to the economic downturn, and some CIOs see opportunity to streamline priorities and recast their mission.
December 8, 2008
Some educators believe the next frontier for online learning will be portable, customizable Web objects.
December 3, 2008
New research suggests that Web-based collaboration tools improve students' work, and that comments recorded as audio can deepen understanding.
November 19, 2008
It's a safe bet that a lecture combining free-market economics, gender and wage gaps will generate attention on an average college campus. Add race and IQ to the equation, and it's all but certain to explode in controversy.And that's what happened when Walter Block, an economics professor at Loyola University New Orleans, a Jesuit institution, gave a talk this month, "Injustices in the Politics and Economics of Social Justice," at Loyola College in Maryland, a fellow Jesuit institution.
November 18, 2008
As demand continues to grow, colleges are still mulling how online teaching fits into the scheme of things, with competing models for supporting (and paying) faculty.
November 14, 2008
A change in policy for how libraries can use and share online catalog data is causing a backlash among open-access proponents and some librarians.
November 13, 2008
Annual study finds double-digit gains in online education, in part due to fuel costs, surprising some who predicted the rate would eventually flatten.
November 10, 2008
Almost 80 public universities commit to working within their states to boost the number of K-12 educators in critical subject areas.
November 5, 2008
How do academics respond to a unique, precedent-shattering election? Insist it was predicted by entirely ordinary models.
July 12, 2007
At financial aid directors' meeting, sessions explore best practices on student financial literacy and assess 2 new federal aid programs.
April 17, 2007
A killing spree leaves 33 dead, a shocked campus, and questions about security.