PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | News http://www.chronicle.com/section/News/6/ 2017-10-24T03:31:58-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education What It Looks Like When a University Tries to Revoke a Professor’s Tenure http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-It-Looks-Like-When-a/241529 2017-10-23T20:20:20-04:00 A hearing transcript sheds light on the case of a former medical-school professor at Wayne State University, who, according to administrators, was doing "nothing." By Sarah Brown Controversy at George Washington U. Highlights Challenges of Diving Deeply Into Online Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Controversy-at-George/241528 2017-10-23T15:47:01-04:00 Online programs are nothing new, but many traditional colleges are still struggling with how to develop and run them effectively. By Beth McMurtrie Russian-Linked Account That Targeted Professor Also Posted About Berkeley and DeVos http://www.chronicle.com/article/Russian-Linked-Account-That/241527 2017-10-23T14:25:00-04:00 The Twitter account, which helped fuel outrage against George Ciccariello-Maher, a Drexel University professor, tweeted about higher education several other times. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Walter Kimbrough’s Higher Calling http://www.chronicle.com/article/Walter-Kimbrough-s-Higher/241507 2017-10-22T19:00:00-04:00 Black colleges need someone to carry their banner. This pastor’s son is stepping up. By Adam Harris Offering the Career Edge http://www.chronicle.com/article/Offering-the-Career-Edge/241509 2017-10-22T18:30:00-04:00 A small network has grown more than tenfold in 20 years as private liberal-arts colleges have decided their responsibilities don’t end at graduation. By Michael Anft From Liberal Arts to Making a Living http://www.chronicle.com/article/From-Liberal-Arts-to-Making-a/241510 2017-10-22T18:30:00-04:00 Critical-thinking skills and a broad education aren’t enough. Small colleges are making career services a priority too. By Michael Anft What I'm Reading: ‘Playing by the Rules’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Im-Reading-Playing/241513 2017-10-22T18:30:00-04:00 A book that questions assumptions prompts an interim provost to examine some of the blindly-followed "rules" in academe. By Lou Reinisch Starting a Career Center http://www.chronicle.com/article/Starting-a-Career-Center/241514 2017-10-22T18:30:00-04:00 The director of Wake Forest University’s Office of Career and Professional Development shares tips about what's helped his program become a model for other colleges. By Michael Anft Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (10/27/2017) http://www.chronicle.com/article/Appointments-Resignations/241511 2017-10-22T18:29:00-04:00 Morehouse College chose a Harvard Business School professor as its next leader, and Pratt Institute appointed its first female president. Compiled by M.J. Prest The Costly Obsession With B.A.s http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Costly-Obsession-With/241517 2017-10-22T18:27:00-04:00 A new book examines the ways in which colleges guide some students toward failure. By Peter Monaghan Selected New Books on Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Selected-New-Books-on-Higher/241506 2017-10-22T18:25:00-04:00 The latest topics include how to protect free speech on campus. John Zubizarreta Gets Students Excited About Literature http://www.chronicle.com/article/John-Zubizarreta-Gets-Students/241473 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The professor at Columbia College, in South Carolina, tells his students that “we’re here to build bridges in your brain.” By Lawrence Biemiller Catherine Shoulders Shows How an Expert’s Opinion Unfolds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Catherine-Shoulders-Shows-How/241474 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 By recording on video her initial reaction to students’ assignments, this professor lets them see what an intellectual process looks like. By Dan Berrett Stan Yoshinobu Spreads the Word About Inquiry-Based Math http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stan-Yoshinobu-Spreads-the/241481 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The professor emphasizes that intellectual growth is based “on error recovery, not mistake avoidance.” By Kelly Field Ariel Anbar Designs Online Science Labs With Video-Game Appeal http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ariel-Anbar-Designs-Online/241480 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The inspiration for his popular, interactive courses stems from his frustration with the traditional lecture format. By Beth McMurtrie Vicki Reitenauer Helps Students Find Their Voice — and Their Power http://www.chronicle.com/article/Vicki-Reitenauer-Helps/241483 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 She requires students to identify their course goals for the semester, the grade they expect to earn, and their plan for achieving both. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Amardeep Kahlon Tailors Courses to Students’ Learning Styles http://www.chronicle.com/article/Amardeep-Kahlon-Tailors/241482 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 She puts the focus on online material that allows students to progress at their own pace but doesn’t let them get ahead of themselves. By Katherine Mangan Alan Goldstein Makes Disability Less Abstract http://www.chronicle.com/article/Alan-Goldstein-Makes/241484 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 His courses introduce engineering students to adults with disabilities, and together they make films about the adults’ lives. By Ben Gose Dahpon Ho Brings History Alive http://www.chronicle.com/article/Dahpon-Ho-Brings-History-Alive/241491 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 By using their imaginations, says the University of Rochester historian, students absorb history far better than from a textbook. 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