Regular readers of this blog will know already that over the years I’ve leveled more than my fair share of criticism at the American Historical Association on a whole variety of issues, some big, some small. And, along the way, … Continue reading →
I guess I'm just not a big fan of snarky Twitter comments about students by professors. Last time I checked, students were people too.
Thanks to everyone at the @BakerNord Center for my warm welcome today and for so much excellent conversation about #dh and teaching.
@tjowens @dancohen I have one with rusted steel covers. Definitely not edible.
Frank Gehry's Peter B. Lewis building @caseweatherhead #highered pic.twitter.com/eNCE6PlYg5
On Wednesday, I'll be talking about this image at the @BakerNord Center. #DH #twitterstorians @chnm pic.twitter.com/yCZinEUkXo
@GeorgeMasonU students use bass notes to put out fires: wpo.st/lCg90
Can't decide which is the lesser of evils to root for. Duke? UNC? NCState? Help me @jonbecker.
And my source for that source is the weekly news roundup at Hack Education: hackeducation.com/2015/03/20/hac… @audreywatters
Which just goes to show that #MOOCs aren't the solution @kevincarey1 suggests they could be. #highered
'HarvardX registrants on average live in neighborhoods with median incomes approx .45 standard deviations higher than the U.S. population.'+
@kevincarey1 Total Ivy UG enrollment in 2013 - 98,283. VA community college system UG enrollment in 2013 - 190,528. #highered
@kevincarey1 Here's a simple example of why elite college enrollment issues are largely irrelevant to Americans +
@kevincarey1 @NewAmerica True. But at this rate it will be a generation before all American students have consistent Internet access.
@kevincarey1 That, and I find worries about what happens with elite colleges just not relevant to the 97% of higher ed today. #highered
@kevincarey1 True. My concern is for those who don't have consistent Internet access. You can meet them at any local public library.
@kevincarey1 I agree that admissions process is flawed, but what happens at Youngstown State is way more relevant than Harvard or MIT.
@kevincarey1 And because no one will game a MOOC? Mom/Dad, can you help me on this? Works for rich kids, not poor ones.
I'd like to hear how poor students will be advantaged by elite schools using MOOCs instead of the SAT/ACT. @kevincarey1 #highered
In yet another attempt to find some, any use for #MOOCs, he proposes that elite schools use a MOOC course in lieu of the SAT. #highered