U. of Texas at El Paso has redesigned some courses, and created alternative streams for students who otherwise would start a traditional remedial sequence.
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December 12, 2008
December 10, 2008
Under faculty-generated proposal, Brandeis professors could volunteer to give up 1 percent of their salaries next year with aim of saving staff jobs.
December 9, 2008
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces first awards of new initiative emphasizing access and outcomes for low-income students, focusing on increasing scale of proven practices.
December 8, 2008
New proposed curriculum for majors would replace historical survey courses with a series of smaller seminars, prompting questions on what's lost as well as gained.
December 5, 2008
New report considers "scalable" models from eight colleges near the Texas-Mexico line.
December 4, 2008
Persistent gender gap in study abroad, even as total enrollments rise, puzzles many experts.
November 26, 2008
Many anthropologists find the military's Human Terrain System ethically flawed. Its chief architect was selected for prominent role -- seen as inappropriate honor by some -- at a scholarly meeting.
November 25, 2008
At annual meeting, anthropologists discuss mothering in, and of, the field.
November 24, 2008
At annual anthropology conference, scholars discuss ethical imperatives to apply their expertise outside academe -- and ethically fraught applications.
November 21, 2008
At annual business meeting, anthropologists weigh in on planned review of the ethics code. Tensions simmer.