A faculty member posed a question about extra credit – what is known about effectiveness, etc… so I started a search and found a few interesting morsels for us to chew on. 1) Faculty Focus article – gives the pros/cons … Continue reading →
BREAKING: Federal appeals court rejects a "one-size-fits-all" rule for determining fair use, breathing new life into the debate on copyright in higher education and potentially complicating the way professors use e-reserves. Editorial Tags: Libraries
Is making a practical case for the liberal arts necessary, or a trap? Attendees at St. John's College conference differ in their opinions. Editorial Tags: CurriculumLiberal artsImage Source: Wikimedia CommonsImage Caption: Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi's "The Seven Liberal Arts"
Two separate reports show evidence of humanities and arts majors finding success in the professional world. Editorial Tags: Career servicesHumanitiesJob placement/careersImage Source: American Academy of Arts and SciencesImage Caption: 2012 Median annual earnings of full-time workers with bachelor's degrees for selected fields
More than 800 colleges now use "affirmative consent" standard in sexual assault policies, but some worry that the swiftly changing definition could lead to confusion in the dorm room and complications in student conduct hearings. Editorial Tags: Sexual assaultImage Source: Consent is SexyImage Caption: A poster from the Consent is Sexy campaign at