Forum on Education Abroad offers more specific guidance for programs of short duration.
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January 30, 2009
January 29, 2009
The Human Terrain System, a program which embeds social scientists with brigades in Iraq and Afghanistan, is billed as a mechanism for improving the U.S. military's knowledge of culture and local populations -- heretofore perceived as sorely lacking. "It’s a chance to change the military; it’s a chance to change the Army," one HTS member said at the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting in November.
January 27, 2009
Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.
January 26, 2009
Responding to fears of a possible cluster among young Susquehanna U. graduates, new state health report finds no environmental explanation for higher rates of illnesses.
January 26, 2009
Movement to cut academic ties -- subject of intense debate in Britain for several years -- now appears on other side of Atlantic.
January 23, 2009
Under new GI Bill, veterans who study solely online won't be eligible for housing allowance that traditional students receive. Is privileging the on-campus experience overly romantic, or smart policy?
January 22, 2009
Annual survey of first-year students considers money and politics (among other topics): Students are looking for jobs and leaning left.
January 21, 2009
In twist on the theme house concept, U. of Cincinnati focuses on first-generation, low-income freshmen.
January 16, 2009
In new initiative, colleges sign agreements with U.S. environmental agency about their sustainability goals, and also get credit for achievements to date.
January 14, 2009
Northwest Missouri State U., which rents books to students, experiments with electronic formats, with ambitions to go digital as publishers do.