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History’s Future

The March 2014 issue of Perspectives includes a very clear analysis of the most recent IPEDS data on history BAs by Allen Mikaelian. Everyone currently teaching college history or planning to do so should read this article. Why? A quick … Continue reading

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Future of Higher Education Conference (5)

After being forced to miss the final session yesterday (sorry Dan), I’m back at it at the #masonfuture conference. The day began with some tentative summary of Day 1 by President Cabrera, who charged the room with continuing to think … Continue reading

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New Data from D.C.

The U.S. government is beginning to post its vast collection of data sets online. At the moment, there are only 47 data sets posted at data.gov and most of these are geological or weather related. However, it won’t be long … Continue reading

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Quantifying the Humanities

The rising importance of metrics for evaluation in higher education has more than a few of my friends and colleagues on edge. What will it mean, for instance, when colleges and universities see the same sorts of assessment data generated … Continue reading

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