University Affairs

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Teachers v. billionaires
Value-Added Measures (VAM)
The fiction of most school mission statements
From ‘yes, but’ to ‘how can we?’ and ‘why not?’
‘Closed’ v. ‘open’ systems of knowing
Ed tech behaviorism
Let’s remove editorial subjectivity from peer review
The times, they are (always) a-changin’
University rankings – a game of snakes and ladders
Art can enhance humanity’s survival
How is Canada’s PSE system doing?
The hidden costs of success are too high for low-income students
What does the new tri-agency open access policy mean for researchers?
Here’s the difference between research and innovation
High-profile academic fraud a symptom of underlying dysfunction
It’s time to rethink academic conference funding
The PhD is in need of revision
Philosophy'S Makeover
How Technology Is Transforming the Lecture
How will our bricks-and-mortar universities survive?
Majority of Canadian universities sign licence with Access Copyright
U-15 begins to formalize its organization
Call for a national forum on academic freedom
A Global Information System Needs a Culture of Sharing
The Bottom Line on Open Access
Survey Reports Canadian Tech Transfer
U.S. Patent Claim Against Waterloo Firm Concerns Researchers
The Wild Web
Learning Long Distance
A new look for University Affairs
Improve the wheel, don't reinvent it
Knowledge mobilization
Documenting and decoding the undergrad experience
Navigating course prerequisites
It's time to transform undergraduate education
Surgery podcasts go viral
Australian researchers bypass media to tell their stories
Annual survey shows a satisfied student body
The case in favour of more PhDs
Muzzling of Canadian federal scientists makes international headlines
Court rules students may sue universities, in some cases
Medical groups recommend sweeping reforms to resident training in Canada
Why Canadian universities should collaborate with Asia
All about MOOCs
Students prefer good lectures over the latest technology in class
Canada joins network to improve the international exchange of student data
“My grief lies all within” — PhD students, depression & attrition
The scholarship of teaching and learning: what works, and why
Some academics remain skeptical of Academia.edu
Peer review appears to be a poor predictor of impact
University websites: The so-so, the bad, and the egregious
The emptiness of branding universities for “success”
Six strategies for Canadian universities to foster innovation
Academic rankings: The university’s new clothes?
Beware! Academics are getting reeled in by scam journals
Feds launch networking site for academics, students and public servants
Canada’s accidental brain drain
Academic publishing at a crossroads
Andrew Pelling challenges conventions in science and academia
Canada needs a national overhaul of university IP policies

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