Female academics and professors are worried that they are being left behind by their male colleagues, not in funding, but in self-citations.
Monthly Archives For March 2014
When a Democratic president can’t count on full-throated support from the National Education Association (NEA), the largest teacher’s union, something may be very wrong with his education reforms.
The American universities pursuing cooperative relationships with their counterparts in Communist China are doing so in the hopes that these will be mutually beneficial. Yet all available evidence indicates that they are not.
Although it may be considered quaint to recall the Reagan years during the Obama era, particularly in academic circles, a case could be made for doing so.
College and universities have one thing in common with the federal government, along with the cash that flows from the latter to the former: They seem to be following Einstein’s definition of insanity.
Even education insiders are beginning to acknowledge that the data mining the federal government is now engaged in under Common Core produces little in the way of education achievement.
One of the fascinating dichotomies in academia is that its denizens, who more often than any other group, profess themselves obsessed with society, are more likely to show themselves absorbed with self.
Even National Public Radio (NPR) occasionally realizes that some college courses are straight from la-la land.
A panel at the Center for American Progress discussed “The Meaning of Race in a 21st-Century America,” billed as an “in-depth discussion on the meaning of race and ethnicity in a changing America.”
The growth of the post-WWII “military-social-industrial-