Day: April 5, 2013

‘What Does Bowdoin Teach?’
Excerpts of Reactions to the NAS Report

Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics:     The body of the report demonstrates that left-leaning ideology permeates the college; the report’s preface explains the harm this does to students and the nation.The problem is not that Bowdoin teaches contemporary progressivism — that is, the idea that government’s chief aims include securing substantial social and economic […]

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The MOOC Revolution Continues

It is difficult to know if MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are a conspiracy to undermine the academy or a way to open the avenues of higher education. However one sees it, though, a revolution is certainly taking place: millions of people are already taking on-line courses. It seems that the U.S. Department of Education […]

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