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Martin, Brian – Australian Universities' Review, 2019
Speech at Australian universities is restricted in various ways. A few of them, such as student protests against visiting speakers, receive lots of attention. Others seldom do, such as defamation threats and cyber harassment. Self-censorship may be more significant than overt censorship. Those who want to raise awareness of hidden limitations on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Academic Freedom, Barriers
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Ritzer, George; Jandric, Petar; Hayes, Sarah – Open Review of Educational Research, 2018
In the year that George Ritzer publishes the ninth edition of "The McDonaldization of Society," moving his famous theory firmly "Into the Digital Age," critical educator Petar Jandric and sociologist Sarah Hayes invited George to a dialogue on the digital transformation of McDonaldization and its critical application to Higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Global Approach, Consumer Economics
Dunlap, Michelle R. – Metropolitan Universities, 2018
Offering examples from her own experiences, the author advises community-engaged scholars (and those mentors and institutions that support them) to always question assumptions with respect to the communities in which they are engaged. She notes that as they work to unfold research programs, they should be sure to listen carefully to the…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Service Learning, Minority Groups, Volunteers
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Shushok, Frank, Jr.; Tatum, Beverly Daniel – About Campus, 2018
In this interview, Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College, shares her views of higher education. She notes the historical importance of historically black colleges and universities to our current leadership in all areas of society, their importance in rural areas or other places with limited educational options, and their need…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Black Colleges, African American Students, College Students
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Perry, Kimberly – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2018
This issue of "New Directions" provides an overview of the increasing numbers of students who are experiencing homelessness, housing insecurity, and food insecurity. College presidents are in a unique position to lead campus efforts to identify students in need and to develop strategies for supporting this increasing, often invisible,…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Food, Hunger, College Housing
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Mount, Liz – Teaching Sociology, 2018
This article addresses a challenge for sociologists who teach at institutions located in unfamiliar cultural contexts through a photo elicitation project to develop students' sociological imaginations while teaching the instructor about students' social contexts. In introductory courses, we must present sociology as a field of study that is…
Descriptors: Photography, Visual Aids, Sociology, Student Empowerment
Harney, John O. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The "New England Journal of Higher Education" ("NEJHE") Executive Editor John O. Harney had the chance to catch up with Lasell College President Michael Alexander about the small Newton, Massachusetts, college's plans to challenge the higher education business model. The interview is presented in this article.
Descriptors: College Presidents, Higher Education, Value Judgment, College Students
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LeMaster, Benny; Hummel, Greg – Communication Education, 2018
In this response, the authors critically engage bullying, which they understand as an intersectional cultural performance of/for power in relational context. They offer embodied experiences as individuals who survived bullying, performed bullying, bully, and who perpetuated institutionalized through curriculum and policy. Certainly, bullying holds…
Descriptors: Bullying, Freedom of Speech, Power Structure, Victims
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Kersh, Rogan – About Campus, 2018
In this interview, Rogan Kersh describes his evolution from a lecturer behind a podium to a facilitator of hands-on exercises and role-playing. Instead of resisting generational change, Kersh has embraced the charge to evolve to meet current students' needs by asking his students how they experience his classes, and really listening to their…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, College Administration, Administrators, Administrator Role
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Levine, Arthur – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2018
The United States is undergoing a transformation from a national, analog, industrial economy to a global, digital, information economy. The result is profound, accelerating, and unremitting change--demographic, economic, technological and global--which is disrupting the lives of many Americans. The result is that Americans will need upskilling and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, College Students, Knowledge Economy
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Ballock, Ellen – College Teaching, 2018
This paper highlights how the application of principles of formative assessment and a generous reading protocol changed my perspective on disappointing student work and led to course adjustments to positively impact student learning.
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Teacher Response, Reading
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Lederer, Alyssa M.; Oswalt, Sara B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
College students are an important priority population, and higher education is an opportune setting for chronic disease prevention and health promotion. Yet many people do not understand why enhancing the well-being of college students is of value. In this commentary, we address 3 common misperceptions about college health promotion: (1) College…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Promotion, College Students, Higher Education
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DuBose, Cheryl O. – Journal of International Students, 2017
International students face many challenges when pursuing a degree in higher education. Communication and cultural differences are typically cited as the most challenging aspects of any study abroad program. Students attempting to complete a healthcare program face sometimes insurmountable issues, as communication, cultural differences, and…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Barriers, College Students, Study Abroad
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Richardson, John T. E. – Educational Psychology Review, 2017
This commentary begins by summarizing the five contributions to this special issue and briefly recapping the background to the topic of student learning in higher education. Narrative and systematic reviews are compared, and the relative value of different bibliographic databases in the context of systematic reviews is assessed. The importance of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Hoops, Leah D. – College Teaching, 2017
If you have ever found yourself asking, "Why don't students see the relevance in what I am teaching them?", you are not alone. I recently discovered that I had become out-of-touch with what college students find relevant. My purpose in writing this commentary is twofold: (1) to reflect on and improve my own practice, and (2) to encourage…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching Experience, Relevance (Education), Teacher Effectiveness
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