PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion http://www.chronicle.com/section/Opinion/40/ 2017-09-20T12:21:44-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education What Speech Is Really "Worthy"? http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/what-speech-is-really-worthy/ 2017-09-19T15:27:44-04:00 Jason N. Blum's conception of “worthy speech” is a narrow one indeed, writes Darryl Wright. The Grad Student Who Wants to Bring Down Trump http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Grad-Student-Who-Wants-to/241230 2017-09-18T12:41:00-04:00 Ryan Shapiro takes his crusade against government secrecy to the steps of the White House. By David Schimke Reflections From a Millennial Teaching Millennials http://www.chronicle.com/article/Reflections-From-a-Millennial/241164 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A young scholar takes advantage of the traits she shares with her students to enhance their classroom experience. By Jillian Maxey How to Rescue 17 Million Undergraduates a Year From Ageism http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Rescue-17-Million/241162 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 An all-too-unrecognizable bias plagues them. But it can be acknowledged, and mitigated. By Margaret Morganroth Gullette Why I Attended Tribal College http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-I-Attended-Tribal-College/241161 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 After being initially discouraged at the prospect of higher education, Robin Máxkii got degrees from two Native institutions. She had no idea what doors that experience would open for her. By Robin Máxkii How a Classic Exercise Helps Students Understand Disability http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Classic-Exercise-Helps/241167 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 The nondisabled can grasp that people with disabilities are not precluded from leading interesting, normal, or even happy lives. By Dana S. Dunn I Lost My Voice – and My Students and I Gained Much More http://www.chronicle.com/article/I-Lost-My-Voice-My/241165 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A voice-disabled educator learns how to be like a conductor — silent, but commanding the sounds of an entire orchestra. By Amanda Sigler Want to Help Underrepresented Students? Be Quiet and Listen http://www.chronicle.com/article/Want-to-Help-Underrepresented/241182 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Rich, white, straight men from the suburbs who comment on poverty, blackness, queerness, or systemic oppression should be greeted with skepticism. And if they hold a Ph.D. or a tenure-track job, it’s even worse. By Glenn Trujillo Jr. It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Be On Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/It-Shouldn-t-Be-This-Hard-to/241166 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 People with mobility-related disabilities can struggle just to navigate the campus, just to do their jobs. There’s no reason it should be this way. By Ashley Shew How Older Students Can Enrich Your Classroom http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Older-Students-Can-Enrich/241180 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Intergenerational expression can improve the learning experience, but older students are often still anomalies on traditional college campuses. By Susan Sarver What ‘Diversity’ Hides http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Diversity-Hides/241181 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Do those of us who wear our diversity defiantly do so to make amends for our own economic privilege? By Sheila J. Nayar 6 Qualities to Look For in a College President http://www.chronicle.com/article/6-Qualities-to-Look-For-in-a/241209 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Higher-education leadership has changed. Here’s what search committees and governing boards should be keeping an eye out for. By Robin Mamlet and Sheila Murphy Russian Studies’ Alt-Right Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/Russian-Studies-Alt-Right/241223 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 The field has not adequately rebuked the white supremacists appropriating its subject. By Sarah Valentine Weekly Book List, September 22, 2017 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-September/241221 2017-09-17T18:09:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub Free Speech, Campus Safety, or Both http://www.chronicle.com/article/Free-Speech-Campus-Safety-or/241220 2017-09-15T13:42:00-04:00 Can universities preserve both free speech on campus and the safety of speakers, audiences, and protesters? The answer involves myriad practical decisions, which campus leaders are making now. By Mark G. Yudof and Kenneth Waltzer Make the Most of Best Teacher Awards http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/make-the-most-of-best-teacher-awards/ 2017-09-14T15:29:05-04:00 Jacques Berlinerblau thinks they are bunk, but they should be improved, not dismissed, writes Christopher Richmann. Tips for Using Smartphones in the Classroom and Reducing Social Loafing http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/tips-for-using-smartphones-in-the-classroom-and-reducing-social-loafing/ 2017-09-13T16:10:45-04:00 The best discipline today is the same as it was 37 years ago — namely, a good lesson plan. Notions of Aryan Iranianness Must Be Rejected http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/notions-of-aryan-iranianness-must-be-rejected/ 2017-09-13T14:15:43-04:00 Those with access to institutions of higher education and other forms of privilege that come from access to education have a duty to directly confront expressions and beliefs in, and collusion with, white supremacy. To Change Students’ Dangerous Behavior, Understand Their Motives http://www.chronicle.com/article/To-Change-Students-/241179 2017-09-13T12:17:06-04:00 We need to help students make better decisions. By Noah Borton Praise for Liberty U.'s Diversity Is Misguided http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/praise-for-liberty-u-s-diversity-is-misguided/ 2017-09-12T11:26:50-04:00 How is the university open to diversity when an entire subgroup there must hide their identities?