New Degrees Challenge ‘Time Served’ Model
The University of Michigan is now on course to become one of the first public higher education institutions to offer a degree that can be achieved not through credit hours but on demonstrated proficiency in the subjects studied.
University officials threaten students passing out U.S. Constitution
University officials threatened to call the police and disciplinary action against students who were passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution at Southern Oregon University (SOU) last week.
Shocker: Massive scope of academic fraud at UNC revealed
More than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a “shadow curriculum” that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.
Charge: New AP History Framework Promotes Contempt for U.S.
AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — The recent implementation of a totally reworked Advanced Placement U. S. History (APUSH) framework has given rise to contentious debate.
ACTA Releases New Study of Collegiate Learning
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni today released
the 2014-2015 edition of What Will They Learn?, which peels away reputation to assess what value
students are actually getting from college.
VIDEO: Harvard students claim America is a bigger threat to peace than ISIS
Students at Harvard University claimed America is a bigger threat to world peace than the radical terrorist organization ISIS during a series of interviews at the prestigious Cambridge university.
Confessions of an AP Teacher: College Board’s New History Curriculum is Terrible
Proponents of the College Board’s redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) curricular framework claim it provides flexibility for teachers and a welcome answer to traditional courses demanding the memorization of what Charles Dickens might call, “imperial gallons of facts.”
13 (MORE) Ridiculous College Courses
It’s no secret that the job market is tough for today’s college graduates and with student loan debt reaching an all-time high of $1.2 trillion, one would think that colleges might start cracking down to ensure that obtaining a higher education is worth the time and money.
A New Industry Arises To Do Professors’ Jobs For Them?
At some colleges, dissatisfaction with the manner in which professors are teaching their classes has led businesses to begin to teach these classes privately.
The 13 Most Ridiculous College Courses
Across the country, thousands of bright-eyed undergrads are beginning their college career. Likewise, thousands of parents are worrying about their precious child as they start this journey.