PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion & Ideas http://chronicle.com/section/Opinion-Ideas/40/ 2016-02-10T05:51:16-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Hard for Contingent Faculty Members to Be Demanding Teachers http://chronicle.com/blogs/letters/hard-for-contingent-faculty-members-to-be-demanding-teachers/ 2016-02-09T17:30:24-05:00 To Solve the Skills Gap in Hiring, Create Expectations in the Classroom http://chronicle.com/article/To-Solve-the-Skills-Gap-in/235206 2016-02-07T18:45:00-05:00 Enforcing a strong work ethic is the best way to prepare students to compete in the workplace. By Charlotte Kent Shakespeare’s Badass Quarto http://chronicle.com/article/Shakespeare-s-Badass-Quarto/235158 2016-02-07T18:35:00-05:00 On the trail of a centuries-old Hamlet mystery. By Ron Rosenbaum What Would Shakespeare Make of Trump? http://chronicle.com/article/What-Would-Shakespeare-Make-of/235217 2016-02-07T18:30:00-05:00 The road to the White House should detour through Stratford-upon-Avon. By Gary Schmidgall Why Are Economists So Small-Minded? http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Are-Economists-So/235159 2016-02-07T18:30:00-05:00 Their free-market theories are governed by an intellectual command economy. By Jefferson Cowie In Defense of Moderation http://chronicle.com/article/In-Defense-of-Moderation/235160 2016-02-07T18:30:00-05:00 On campuses and the national stage alike, skepticism toward extremes and certitudes is always wise, if rarely chic. By Robert Zaretsky The Future of the Past http://chronicle.com/article/The-Future-of-the-Past/235157 2016-02-07T18:30:00-05:00 Literature can help cure historical amnesia. By Shelley Fisher Fishkin The Self-Obliterating Professor http://chronicle.com/article/The-Self-Obliterating/235161 2016-02-07T18:30:00-05:00 The best teachers create a world where they're no longer needed. By Doug Anderson How History Progresses http://chronicle.com/article/How-History-Progresses/235165 2016-02-07T18:25:11-05:00 When Lincoln’s Morality Met Politics http://chronicle.com/article/When-Lincoln-s-Morality-Met/235166 2016-02-07T18:25:00-05:00 Life of Arendt http://chronicle.com/article/Life-of-Arendt/235167 2016-02-07T18:25:00-05:00 Inequality on Campus http://chronicle.com/article/Inequality-on-Campus/235168 2016-02-07T18:25:00-05:00 Weekly Book List, February 12, 2016 http://chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-February-12/235215 2016-02-07T18:12:00-05:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub Black Activism Shouldn't Have to Appeal to Allies http://chronicle.com/blogs/letters/black-activism-shouldnt-have-to-appeal-to-allies/ 2016-02-05T18:55:51-05:00 Colleges Must Educate Students About Commercial Uses of Personal Data http://chronicle.com/blogs/letters/colleges-must-educate-students-about-commercial-uses-of-personal-data/ 2016-02-02T13:13:37-05:00 Muy Loco Parentis: How ‘Freakouts’ Over Student Privacy Hamper Innovation http://chronicle.com/article/Muy-Loco-Parentis-How/235132 2016-02-02T04:55:00-05:00 Colleges should start thinking of data about students as data that in some way belongs to the students. Let them make the call about sharing it. By Michael Feldstein What Black Campus Activists Can Learn From the Freedom Summer of 1964 http://chronicle.com/article/What-Black-Campus-Activists/235113 2016-01-31T18:45:00-05:00 Students of color often say they are tired of explaining their situation to others. But dialogue is the only way forward. By Heather Merrill and Donald Carter Yes, Campuses Should Be Safe Spaces — for Debate http://chronicle.com/article/Yes-Campuses-Should-Be-Safe/235114 2016-01-31T18:30:00-05:00 Our students have grown up with the toxic free-for-all of social media. We need to provide examples of civilized discourse. By Marie K. Shanahan A Muslim Rift in Academe http://chronicle.com/article/A-Muslim-Rift-in-Academe/235069 2016-01-31T18:30:00-05:00 How a Duke imam became a lightning rod in the campus Israel wars. By Marc Parry Was the New Deal a Fluke? http://chronicle.com/article/Was-the-New-Deal-a-Fluke-/235073 2016-01-31T18:30:00-05:00 Maybe, but a new book may mischaracterize its causes. By Scott Reynolds Nelson