https://youtu.be/thFwM0QyL4M Dnexon valiantly reviewed Sebastian Gorka's dissertation. And now another professor has checked the dissertation's provenance. One gets the impression he too is unimpressed by Gorka and his output. Early.
I find Matt Yglesias' interpretation of Erik's initial post on education reform exceedingly uncharitable, to say the least. But the crux of the issue seems to be this: Matt is.
Given the massive attack by conservatives on teaching U.S. history (particularly with the Texas textbooks), I am very pleased to hear of Jerry Brown signing a bill ordering the teaching.
So we're not even three full weeks into the semester, and for incomprehensible reasons I already need to submit textbook orders for Spring. I'm reworking the reading list for my.
Via Kay Steiger, an excellent COHE article about U.S. News and World Report's ludicrously arbitrary university ranking system. The rankings, created with formulae that have little internal logic, are worse.
Saith Thers:I teach at a community college. At commencement I get to watch students walk across the platform and pick up diplomas who have gone through some pretty tremendous shit..
You may have seen this article in which Theda Skocpol called for a greater emphasis on teaching at Harvard. MMF has interesting commentary. It's always been strange to me--especially in.
I still don't know how I would respond to this.