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Academic update: June 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 03, 2016
Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2016

Academic update: June 3-10

Thanks to 'net detectives Linda Moussakova, Dic Charge, and Pat Bowne

The profession

Why you didn't get that job

http://chronicle.com/article/Academic-Job-Hunts-From-Hell-/236635?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=c994b843173d43a1af31d3ba5aedc540&elq=c53bbf3b95cd4dce9c7c052186f253eb&elqaid=9290&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=3254

Complete, free report, link from Chron. hi. ed.

Gaps in test results: economic, gender

http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/2/ar23.full

Full, free essay, linked citations, graphics from CBE: Life sci. ed.

Hands-on research-based classes improve completion

http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/2/ar20.full.pdf+html

Full, free pdf, graphics, refs. from CBE: Life sci. ed.

Distance learning

Ohio State vet school distance cheating: 85 students

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/06/07/85-osu-veterinary-students-accused-of-cheating.html#

Full, free essay from Columbus dispatch

MOOC's: beyond the hype

http://chronicle.com/article/MOOCs-Moneythe-Untold/236708?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=cbb5d0f8bec8402eab9e05e8b2135e38&elq=72d89594a5c74188a9ce83e9405aa4bd&elqaid=9337&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=3278

Full, free piece, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Institutional

Can colleges teach critical thinking skills?

https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2016/06/07/can-colleges-truly-teach-critical-thinking-skills-essay

Full, free story from Inside hi. ed.

Rap guide to medicine

http://music.bababrinkman.com/album/the-rap-guide-to-medicine

Website

Med. school parody

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qv9e2z0W9RM&feature=youtu.be

Free video from YouTube

Is this accreditor incapable of doing its job?

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/higher-education/report/2016/06/06/138826/acics-must-go/

Free posting from Cent. Am. prog.

Science

Professor told: stop making students drink false urine

http://www.usnews.com/news/offbeat/articles/2016-06-01/professor-in-utah-told-not-to-give-fake-urine-to-students

Complete, free report from US news and world rep.

Science quiz

http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/science-questions/science-questions-you-should-know-quiz.htm?mkcpgn=6045832952964&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hswaccount

Free site from How sci. works

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