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Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide, by Cass R. Sunstein, is not an attempt to rally the public to any particular cause but rather a tribute to the Founding Fathers’ wisdom, writes Scott McLemee.
Author discusses his new book about disability and higher education -- a work that is highly critical of academe.
New book looks at “who changes, how much and into what” with influx of Chinese students into U.S. universities and at the underground learning networks students cultivate.
Using a database of 750 cases of research fraud from around the world, professors examine fraud as a phenomenon, tracing its history and trajectory and looking at what can be done about it.
Scott McLemee reviews Bible Nation by Candida R. Moss and Joel S. Baden, which chronicles the founding and development of the new Museum of the Bible in Washington.
New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.
Scott McLemee reviews The Acceleration of Cultural Change: From Ancestors to Algorithms, in which social networks, big data, memes and the like are presented as extreme cases of the creative and disruptive potentials or our tool-oriented species.
Scott McLemee examines The Trump Presidency: Outsider in the Oval Office, the first book about Trump's first year in office to be published by a scholarly press.
Editors discuss new book about a push by many Christian colleges to diversify their institutions.
Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.
New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.
In We Demand: The University and Student Protests, Roderick A. Ferguson's understanding of the campus activism of the 1960s and ’70s rests on a clear sense of the university as a crucial part of the social machine, writes Scott McLemee.

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