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Progress in academia and science: Aug. 20-27

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 20, 2015
Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2015

Progress in academia and science: Aug. 20-27

Thanks to 'net detectives Wendy Riggs and Murray Jensen

‚ÄčTeaching

Cheating in MOOC's

http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1508/1508.05699.pdf

Complete, free pdf, graphics, references from Arxiv

The importance of active learning in the flipped classroom

http://www.lifescied.org/content/14/1/ar5.full.pdf+html

Full, free pdf, graphics, references from CBE--Life sci.

Fill the bucket before you arrive!

http://www.cehd.umn.edu/phys/papers/PDF/FillTheBucketAtHomeFall11.pdf

Full, free item from Univ. Minn.

Getting hired

Hypothetically, who is more likely hired?

http://www.pnas.org/content/112/17/5360

Free abstract, graphics from PNAS

Thought about a move to IT?

http://chronicle.com/article/Information-Technology-The/231955/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

Complete, free report from Chron. Hi. Ed.

More professional information

SAGE: 64 articles withdrawn--improper peer review

http://retractionwatch.com/2015/08/19/17-retractions-from-sage-journals-bring-total-fake-peer-review-count-to-250/

Full, free essay, links from Retraction Watch

Did you check the Federal Register? Awards too!

http://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=ad105ab43f-PPR_Aug_24_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-ad105ab43f-171123534

Attend a hearing, join a committee, become a part of the solution!

Where do HS grads go for college? Depends on state

http://chronicle.com/article/College-Enrollment-as-a/232303/?cid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en

Full, free story, graphics from Chron. Hi. Ed.

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