Peer review and paywall problems, STEM education, critical education, not-critical thinking, medical education
Journal paywalls and lip-syncing to the academic conversation.
Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous (I must have missed the U.S. obsession with STEM, but then again, I live in a state that supports creationism teaching).
In an example of opposite-talk not seen since No Child Left Behind, Eric Hovland gave a talk on “critical thinking” at a Georgia public school. Not surprisingly, it was really all about creationism.
A Mississippi college president shows the pitfalls of managing a university as well as a medical center, while privatization efforts in Louisiana threaten a state medical school.
In New Orleans, where most public schools are charters, one-third of principals interviewed for a study admitted to selecting or excluding students by counseling less desirable students to transfer to other schools, using targeted marketing, and not reporting open seats.
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