PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | News http://www.chronicle.com/section/News/6/ 2018-08-16T16:14:28-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education College Presidents Land a New Gig: Podcasting http://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Presidents-Land-a-New/244288 2018-08-16T14:56:34-04:00 The online recordings, produced in-house, serve as another vehicle to promote the institution. By Lindsay Ellis How One University Tries to Make Its Teaching Training Stick http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-One-University-Tries-to/244286 2018-08-16T11:53:00-04:00 A course at the University of California at Irvine features role-playing, discussions, and classroom observations, all guided by research. What’s in Store for Ed Tech? An Annual Report for Leaders Lays It Out http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-s-in-Store-for-Ed-Tech-/244274 2018-08-16T00:01:00-04:00 Analytics, active-learning classrooms, and adaptive courseware are poised to grow more common. By Beth McMurtrie Does It Matter if a Political Candidate Has Steep Student-Loan Debts? Georgians Will Get to Decide http://www.chronicle.com/article/Does-It-Matter-if-a-Political/244280 2018-08-15T21:54:32-04:00 The Democratic nominee for governor, Stacey Abrams, owes $96,000 for her college and law degrees. But she’s not the only candidate for high office this year who has borrowed to pay for college. By Dan Bauman Enough ‘Do More With Less.’ It’s Time for Colleges to Find Actual Efficiencies. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Enough-Do-More-With/244279 2018-08-15T17:48:25-04:00 Most institutions have “zero idea how they earn a living” and where their margins are across programs, says Rick Staisloff, a consultant on finance and strategy. By Scott Carlson A College President Slept Like a Freshman for 2 Nights. Here’s What He Learned. http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-College-President-Slept-Like/244277 2018-08-15T17:07:00-04:00 David A. Thomas, Morehouse College’s new leader, began the academic year by staying in a single room in the campus’s oldest building. He forgot a mattress topper but picked up a few lessons. By Emma Pettit New Disclosures About an NYU Professor Reignite a War Over Gender and Harassment http://www.chronicle.com/article/New-Disclosures-About-an-NYU/244278 2018-08-15T17:06:33-04:00 Avital Ronell, an influential scholar in feminist theory, was suspended by the university, which found that she had harassed a male graduate student. The news has prompted fierce criticism not just of the professor but of the scholars who defended her. By Katherine Mangan What the U. of Kentucky Did About a Controversial Campus Fresco Depicting Slavery http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-the-U-of-Kentucky-Did/244269 2018-08-14T21:01:00-04:00 Amid criticism of the artwork, the university commissioned a new one and added context to the original. By Claire Hansen Researchers, Posing as Students, Quizzed Campus Officials About Sexual Assault. How Did They Do? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Researchers-Posing-as/244270 2018-08-14T18:14:00-04:00 Most of the administrators who responded correctly answered basic questions. But a few didn’t, and many didn’t even pick up the phone. By Sarah Brown Central Washington U. Fires Tenured Professor Who Is State Lawmaker. He Fires Back. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Central-Washington-U-Fires/244268 2018-08-14T17:51:00-04:00 Matt Manweller was dismissed after an university investigation found evidence of inappropriate behavior. By Teghan Simonton Admitting Significant Mistakes, Maryland Accepts Responsibility for Football Player’s Death http://www.chronicle.com/article/Admitting-Significant/244265 2018-08-14T16:30:00-04:00 The university’s president and athletics director said they met with Jordan McNair’s family on Tuesday as outrage over the administration’s response swirls. By Lindsay Ellis Can This Tiny Career College Really Become ‘America’s Work-Force Partner’? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-This-Tiny-Career-College/244264 2018-08-14T12:39:00-04:00 ECMC Group didn’t earn many fans for how it handled the decline and fall of its Corinthian Colleges campuses. But the organization’s new, scrappier approach to career education might be worth your attention. Here’s why. By Goldie Blumenstyk The Daily Briefing http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Daily-Briefing/238091 2018-08-14T04:55:00-04:00 The Daily Briefing tells individual subscribers everything they need to know about higher ed. Here’s a sample. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz The Education Dept. Wants to Hold Colleges Accountable by Reporting Graduates’ Earnings. One Problem: The Data Aren’t All There. http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Education-Dept-Wants-to/244260 2018-08-13T22:32:07-04:00 The soonest such information may be available is late 2019, but the department is likely to finalize the new policy this fall. By Eric Kelderman Maryland’s President Warned of ‘Dormant Volcanoes.’ Now, One Looks Ready to Blow. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Maryland-s-President-Warned/244259 2018-08-13T18:28:00-04:00 Wallace Loh announced a second inquiry into the University of Maryland’s football program on Saturday after ESPN detailed allegations of verbal abuse and intimidation of athletes. By Lindsay Ellis How a Decades-Old Experiment Sparked a War Over the Future of Psychology http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Decades-Old-Experiment/244256 2018-08-13T16:00:00-04:00 The Stanford Prison Experiment lasted just six days, and it took place 47 years ago. But it has shaped our fundamental understanding of human nature. Now many in the field are wondering: Should it have? By Megan Zahneis Idea Lab: Graduate Education https://store.chronicle.com/collections/idea-lab-colleges-solving-problems/products/idea-lab-graduate-education 2018-08-13T15:52:00-04:00 Graduate schools are under increasing pressure to change. They need to be better at enrolling underrepresented minorities, training doctoral students for alternative careers, and cutting the time it takes to earn a Ph.D. This collection will help deans, department chairs, and faculty members overcome these challenges. Buy a copy in the Chronicle store. Idea Lab: Revenue and Costs https://store.chronicle.com/collections/idea-lab-colleges-solving-problems/products/idea-lab-revenue-and-costs 2018-08-13T15:49:00-04:00 Many colleges face a financial squeeze. This collection of articles offers real-world examples for helping your institution through financial challenges. Buy a copy in the Chronicle store. How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Teaching http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Artificial-Intelligence-Is/244231 2018-08-12T19:00:00-04:00 New technologies promise to make the classroom experience more interactive and personal, but they also raise concerns about ethics and privacy. By Beth McMurtrie A Veteran President Calls on Colleges to Stop the Snobbery http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Veteran-President-Calls-on/244230 2018-08-12T18:30:00-04:00 Hierarchies die hard, but prestige should be based less on exclusivity and more on serving all students, says Elaine Maimon of Governors State University. By Sarah Brown