The Chronicle of Higher Education | Curriculum http://chronicle.com/topic/Curriculum/104/ Topics :: Curriculum Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:40:36 EDT <![CDATA[The Liberal Arts Meet Fiscal Reality at Edinboro U.]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/142279/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Liberal-Arts-Meet-Fiscal/142279/ Like regional institutions across the country, the public college in Pennsylvania is struggling to retain its academic mission while cutting programs.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Some Public Colleges Still Resist Common Core Standards, Survey Finds]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/141673/ http://chronicle.com/article/Some-Public-Colleges-Still/141673/ The standards, meant to help prepare schoolchildren for college or the work force, are not getting the cooperation they need from many higher-education institutions.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[MOOC's Take a Major Step Toward College Credit]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/135750/ http://chronicle.com/article/MOOCs-Take-a-Major-Step/135750/ In a pilot project, the American Council on Education will evaluate five to 10 Coursera offerings and may recommend that colleges grant credit for them.

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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Dallas Campus Should Focus on Job Market, Panel Says]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/134618/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dallas-Campus-Should-Focus-on/134618/ A committee of civic leaders stuck to many of the ideas that consultants from Bain & Company suggested for the University of North Texas at Dallas.

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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:43:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Heal the Academic-Vocational Schism]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/134214/ http://chronicle.com/article/Heal-the-Academic-Vocational/134214/ Status-conscious traditions have kept faculty apart, hampering efforts to blend their curricula and hurting their students.

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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Student Journalist Whose Video Played Role in Brazilian Arrests Hopes to Inspire]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/133469/ http://chronicle.com/article/Student-Journalist-Whose-Video/133469/ Calyn Shaw, a student at the University of British Columbia, helped produce a video to accompany a New York Times article about the murder of an indigenous leader.

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Wed, 08 Aug 2012 05:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA['No DH, No Interview']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/132959/ http://chronicle.com/article/No-DH-No-Interview/132959/ What does the future hold for graduate students who are riding the digital-humanities bandwagon?

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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Conversation With 2 Developers of Personalized-Learning Software]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/132953/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Conversation-With-2/132953/ Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:59:00 EDT <![CDATA[College Degrees, Designed by the Numbers]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/132945/ http://chronicle.com/article/College-Degrees-Designed-by/132945/ Welcome to college, quantified: Data mining produces customized recommendations for courses in which students are likeliest to succeed, and for how they should be taught.

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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 04:59:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Encouraging STEM Students Is in the National Interest]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/132425/ http://chronicle.com/article/Encouraging-STEM-Students-Is/132425/ Raising enrollment in science, technology, engineering, and math courses may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Stamping Out Rubber-Stamp Collegiality]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131946/ http://chronicle.com/article/Stamping-Out-Rubber-Stamp/131946/ We have only ourselves to blame for the unchecked proliferation of courses and degree programs in academe.

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Tue, 29 May 2012 19:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[What Colleges Can Bring to the Table]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131923/ http://chronicle.com/article/What-Colleges-Can-Bring-to-the/131923/ Campuses have a role to play in both teaching students about sustainable farming and bringing local products into dining halls.

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Sun, 20 May 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Artists Debate Whether the Discipline Needs a Doctorate]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131833/ http://chronicle.com/article/Artists-Debate-Whether-the/131833/ Some say it is inevitable that a new terminal degree will replace the master of fine arts. But will it be good for the field, and for the students who enroll?

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Sun, 13 May 2012 01:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[To Develop Student Entrepreneurs, Colleges Incubate Their Ideas]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131838/ http://chronicle.com/article/To-Develop-Student/131838/ The arrangements can benefit both students, who receive guidance and perhaps financial support, and the institutions, which may help shape the entrepreneurial economy.

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Sun, 13 May 2012 01:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Clemson Seeks to Diminish the Sophomore Slump]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131854/ http://chronicle.com/article/Clemson-Seeks-to-Diminish-the/131854/ The university is considering a required seminar in which second-year students would focus on critical-thinking skills.

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Fri, 11 May 2012 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Imperfect Art of Designing Online Courses]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131671/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Imperfect-Art-of-Designing/131671/ Growing pressure to provide more virtual instruction is spurring efforts to design large courses that balance standardization of content with flexibility for instructors.

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[At UNT-Dallas, Consultants Propose a Reinvention]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131736/ http://chronicle.com/article/At-UNT-Dallas-Consultants/131736/ At the small public institution, "disruptive innovation" is the coming thing, courtesy of a high-powered management-consulting firm.

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Black Studies: 'Swaggering Into the Future']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131533/ http://chronicle.com/article/Black-Studies-Swaggering/131533/ A new generation of Ph.D.'s is advancing the field with a multidisciplinary approach.

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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 19:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Why Community-College Students Need Great Books]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/131207/ http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Community-College-Students/131207/ They can be used to teach all the skills that corporate America is clamoring for.

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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 00:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[What's Been Lost in History]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130706/ http://chronicle.com/article/Whats-Been-Lost-in-History/130706/ By focusing narrowly on educating more professors, the field has relinquished its influence on civic life.

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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tools for Living]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130615/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tools-for-Living/130615/ Increasingly, students see the value in not just a sophisticated understanding of the world's problems but also the practical know-how to find sustainable solutions.

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Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Teaching News Literacy in the Digital Age]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130613/ http://chronicle.com/article/Teaching-News-Literacy-in-the/130613/ If the Facebook and Twitter era has made everyone a journalist, let's make everyone a better journalist.

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Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Liberal Arts as Guideposts in the 21st Century]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130475/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Liberal-Arts-as-Guideposts/130475/ The relevance of a liberal-arts education and the need to ensure its robust future are greater now than ever before.

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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[It's Time to Shine the Spotlight on Energy Education]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130408/ http://chronicle.com/article/Its-Time-to-Shine-the/130408/ The traditional model doesn't provide a comprehensive understanding of energy, and retards progress in an increasingly globalized world.

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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Literature Scholars to Devote Annual Meeting to Defending the Value of Their Field]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130215/ http://chronicle.com/article/Literature-Scholars-to-Devote/130215/ At this year's Modern Language Association convention, the focus is emphatically on teaching and learning.

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Thu, 05 Jan 2012 04:55:00 EST
<![CDATA[Dispute Over Chiropractic Trends Creates an Accreditation Controversy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/130096/ http://chronicle.com/article/Dispute-Over-Chiropractic/130096/ The accreditor for chiropractic programs has come under fire from a group charging that it "is no longer representative of the chiropractic profession."

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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 04:56:00 EST