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CfP: Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life, 2nd-4th December 2015, Prague

Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life, 2nd-4th December 2015, Prague

Call for papers: Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life

There is little doubt that science and knowledge production are presently undergoing dramatic and multi-layered transformations accompanied by new imperatives reflecting broader socio-economic and technological developments. 466 more words

CfPs

Are you an impostor?

Have you ever felt that no matter how successful you appear to be, you fear that someone at some point will say, “what have you been doing, you’ve completely misunderstood this”? 267 more words

Higher Education

Bigotry Against Working-Class Whites

A regular feature of American political journalism is the spectacle of bourgeois liberals publicly wondering why so many working-class whites are conservative. At The New York Times… 2,709 more words

Classism

Digital Natives Prefer Reading In Print!

Michael Rosenwald’s (The Washington Post) recent article entitled, Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading In print. Yes, You Read That Right., explains why most college students still like to read from traditional print books. 189 more words

Books

MOOC Sightings 004: Outside the Box with Ontario's Judy Morris


Updated 3/1/15
As in all things MOOC, look northward to Canada for the prevailing winds, and this time it’s to Ontario, and more specifically, to president and CEO of Lambton College Judy Morris. 998 more words

Trends & Issues

Critical connections: power for your mind online

Ideas are central to our need to connect and communicate – and technology has become a pivotal process or tool in that social and intellectual process of connectedness. 742 more words

Higher Education

Universities Cannot Afford Nonsense Bureaucracy

To be clear, I am not tenured faculty, nor will I ever be, unless a Prime Mover intercedes on my behalf, or my life circumstances alter significantly to allow me another opportunity to pursue a terminal degree. 2,117 more words

Geography