SAN FRANCISCO – If there’s one thing that unites an education “community,” it just might be the use of the word “community” – and, not surprisingly, “the notion of community is drawn upon frequently in educational research,” said Doris S. Warriner, of Arizona State University. “However,” Warriner continued, “the concept of community is often used to convey common experiences” -- where significant diversity of experience in fact exists.
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November 12, 2008
Faculty members describe different approaches to incorporating sustainability into their classes, in some very different disciplines.
November 11, 2008
Presidents Climate Commitment releases protocol on offsets at conference on sustainability in higher ed, where assessment and measurement are, not surprisingly, big buzzwords.
November 10, 2008
Survey of graduate schools finds that international student population is still increasing, but not as rapidly.
November 7, 2008
Panelists discuss opportunities and pitfalls of partnerships and other endeavors abroad at TIAA-CREF conference.
November 6, 2008
Consortium of research universities considers steps to support cross-departmental research by making changes at faculty and administrative levels.
November 5, 2008
With many on campuses flocking to the polls, some were frustrated by long lines and other voting obstacles.
November 4, 2008
Provider settles with U.S. in a dispute over academic travel in Cuba. But because of stricter regulations (which this case predates), academic exchange remains limited.