Inside Higher Ed

Does Duolingo Pass the Test?

Carnegie Mellon partners with the language-learning app to make it good enough to prep students for the TOEFL.

July 24 2014 8:28 AMSay No to Kindle UnlimitedBorrowing e-books from the library is so much better and cheaper.
July 9 2014 12:52 PMThe Costs of Big DataShort-sighted investments in analytics are hurting students and teachers alike.
June 25 2014 12:09 PMThe Struggles of Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesWhat must they do to survive?
June 12 2014 4:48 PMThe Surprising Effectiveness of Student Building MonitorsStudent monitors like Jon Meis make campuses safer without ever having guns.
May 29 2014 5:17 PMTrigger-HappyA professor explains why he’s pro-trigger warnings.
May 15 2014 4:15 PMThe Last Acceptable Prejudice?Academics reveal that they look down on white, rural students.
May 1 2014 5:43 PMWas a UPenn Professor Denied Tenure for Becoming a Mother?
April 17 2014 2:41 PMTrigger-UnhappyOberlin College tables its trigger warning policy amid criticism that warnings threaten the mission of higher education.
April 3 2014 2:26 PM“Put Me in, Professor”Colleges should offer degrees in athletic performance, and make coaches professors.
March 20 2014 5:04 PMWhen Good Professors Are Laid Off for No Good Reason
March 5 2014 12:49 PMHow Entertaining Does Education Need to Be?Taking a class and watching Scandal aren’t the same thing.
Feb. 21 2014 10:45 AMThe President and the PaupersShould university presidents’ salaries be tied to those of their lowest-paid employees?
Feb. 5 2014 8:15 AMLow-Income Students Don’t Have to Get Into HarvardBut they do need to graduate from community college.
Jan. 23 2014 2:29 PMDear High School Seniors: Don’t Go to College Next Year
Jan. 8 2014 8:02 AMSkin in the GameHow much is college football worth to universities?
July 17 2014 2:48 PMForeign Researchers Have It Rough at the University of CaliforniaThe state’s public universities may soon become less welcoming to non-Americans.
July 3 2014 8:08 AMThe Economics of Fake DegreesMy cat can get a Ph.D., and that’s a problem.
June 19 2014 7:56 AMHey Professors, Quit Calling Your Students “Kids”It’s demeaning and encourages childish behavior.
June 5 2014 12:45 PMWhat’s the Key to a Better College Ranking From U.S. News?Lots and lots of money.
May 23 2014 3:18 PMAn Internet Campaign Accuses a Professor of Sexual AssaultIs this activism, or vigilantism?
May 9 2014 5:29 PMHow to Combat Sexual AssaultThree universities are addressing sexual assault the right way.
April 24 2014 3:37 PMBargaining for BathroomsUniversity of California grad student workers fight for gender-neutral restrooms and lactation stations.
April 9 2014 4:21 PMHow to Be a LiteralistSouth Carolina college calls off humorous How to Be a Lesbian show after lawmakers interpret it as a gay recruitment event.
March 27 2014 1:13 PMBattle Cry of Academic FreedomDoes it send the wrong message to make a Confederate hobbyist the president of your college?
March 13 2014 1:33 PMShould I Just Quit Academia?It’s the last thing I want to do, but I may have no choice.
Feb. 27 2014 7:24 AMReady or NotAre college graduates prepared for the workforce? Only university administrators seem to think so.
Feb. 13 2014 12:22 PMThere Is No Demand for Higher EducationJust what it represents.
Jan. 29 2014 8:47 AMThis Chancellor Was Attacked With Racist Tweets Just Because She Didn’t Cancel Classes
Jan. 16 2014 11:34 AMThe Tenure System Is BrokenHere’s how to fix it.
Jan. 3 2014 12:08 PMTweet PoliceKansas’ ability to fire professors for posting on social media is bad news for academic freedom—and may not even be legal.

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