In Covering Academe, professors and reporters discussed why the MLA gets bad press and what can be done about it. From the Modern Language Association 2005 Convention held in Washington, D.C.
New evidence shows continued decline in reading proficiency of college graduates, and the levels were already low according to a federal study.
Current college classrooms resemble old-fashioned communist party cell meetings for a very good reason: They are run by the same type of people, no matter how cutting edge their output looks.
The failure of schools from kindergarten through college to impart basic literacy skills is becoming so obvious that even academics are starting to acknowledge it.
From the 2005 Modern Language Association Conference, held in Washington, D.C.
Are students interested in politics, can they become passionate about such topics causing civic involvement, and how should educators encourage such activity? From the 2005 Modern Language Association Convention held in Washington, D.C.
Sami al-Arian gets off, despite overwhelming evidence of terrorist connections…thanks to the AAUP.
It seems that the more money a university has to spend, the more they will learn about radical politics, socialism and sexual exploits.
A diverse crowd is slated to speak at the Muslim Public Affairs Council conference that begins tomorrow in Long Beach, California.
For those professors who hold un-politically correct views or who teach certain subjects, working in the Academe can be like a soviet prison.
University of Kansas professor lands in a firestorm of controversy and resigns post after announcing a new class: Special Topics in Religion: Intelligent Design, Creationism and other Religious Mythologies.