PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Opinion & Ideas http://chronicle.com/section/Opinion-Ideas/40/ 2016-06-27T09:04:01-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education The Flaw at the Heart of Psychological Research http://chronicle.com/article/The-Flaw-at-the-Heart-of/236916 2016-06-26T18:31:00-04:00 The nature of the discipline makes statistics create headaches. By Christopher D. Green The Ghost (Writer) in the Machine http://chronicle.com/article/The-Ghost-Writer-in-the/236919 2016-06-26T18:30:00-04:00 Who wrote the first novel on a word processor, and what is the future of writing technology? By Tom Bartlett Where Conservative Ideas Come From http://chronicle.com/article/Where-Conservative-Ideas-Come/236922 2016-06-26T18:30:00-04:00 Historians of the right face a reckoning in the time of Trump. By Timothy Shenk Weekly Book List, July 1, 2016 http://chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-July-1-2016/236917 2016-06-26T18:30:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub The Supreme Court Frees Colleges to Sensibly Pursue Diversity http://chronicle.com/article/The-Supreme-Court-Frees/236921 2016-06-24T14:42:00-04:00 The Fisher II decision signals, in a time of deep unrest, that race matters. By Lorelle L. Espinosa and Peter McDonough 5 Lessons to Take From the Fisher Decision http://chronicle.com/article/5-Lessons-to-Take-From-the/236918 2016-06-24T13:00:00-04:00 The Supreme Court has struck a delicate balance between judicial review and the deference due to educational judgments informed by evidence. Colleges can learn from that. By Arthur L. Coleman No Surprise That Tech Companies Think Colleges Should Adapt http://chronicle.com/blogs/letters/no-surprise-that-tech-companies-think-colleges-should-adapt/ 2016-06-23T16:22:53-04:00 College is still the best place to learn how to gain the intellectual strategies to moderate, mitigate, and find the meaning for oneself amid the coming wave of technology designed to make itself indispensable to the user.
 ‘Trump Syllabus’ Is as White as the Man Himself http://chronicle.com/article/Trump-Syllabus-Is-as/236899 2016-06-23T12:14:28-04:00 Some scholars argue that the reading list represents neither diversity nor a commitment to social justice. Chalk Dust on the Sleeve of Her Soul http://chronicle.com/article/Chalk-Dust-on-the-Sleeve-of/236888 2016-06-22T12:45:00-04:00 To her colleagues and students at Trinity College, Marjorie Van Eenam Butcher mattered deeply. The feeling was mutual. By James F. Jones Jr. No Cookie Cutting in My Classroom http://chronicle.com/article/No-Cookie-Cutting-in-My/236878 2016-06-21T14:30:00-04:00 If only we could measure and predict and control every possible variable in education — then what? By Rebecca Eggenschwiler Student Voices Need to Be Heard in Teacher Evaluations http://chronicle.com/blogs/letters/student-voices-need-to-be-heard-in-teacher-evaluations/ 2016-06-20T14:05:25-04:00 Students are certainly qualified to report what they observe happening in class and rendering judgments about how much they perceive they learned in the course. The Trump Issue http://chronicle.com/specialreport/The-Trump-Issue/43 2016-06-20T00:00:00-04:00 How did Donald Trump’s candidacy happen? What ideas has he upended? How is academe responding? What does his candidacy mean for the future of democracy? We asked scholars from a variety of disciplines to weigh in.   Make America America Again http://chronicle.com/article/Make-America-America-Again/236816 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Trump’s campaign has become a referendum on what it means to be an American. By Nathan Pippenger Pox Populi http://chronicle.com/article/Pox-Populi/236817 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Forget democracy. What we need is epistocracy, where voting power is accorded by competence and knowledge. By Jason Brennan Poor White Politics http://chronicle.com/article/Poor-White-Politics/236819 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Too long have elites dismissed the political reflexes of impoverished whites. By Nancy Isenberg The Clickbait Candidate http://chronicle.com/article/The-Clickbait-Candidate/236815 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 How web analytics fueled Trump's rise. By David Karpf The Politics of Resentment http://chronicle.com/article/The-Politics-of-Resentment/236818 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Trump says what angry voters think. By Katherine Cramer I, Donald http://chronicle.com/article/I-Donald/236820 2016-06-19T18:30:18-04:00 Thucydides and Plato warned us about this guy. By Matthew Meyer Fundamental Mistakes http://chronicle.com/article/Fundamental-Mistakes/236823 2016-06-19T18:20:00-04:00 This campaign is proving wrong decades of research on evangelicals. By D.G. Hart Weekly Book List, June 24, 2016 http://chronicle.com/article/Weekly-Book-List-June-24/236849 2016-06-19T17:27:00-04:00 Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category. Compiled by Nina C. Ayoub