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Are university professors obsolete?

Are university professors obsolete?

KUNIN Students of the future won’t be limited to a local institution or faculty member. And much more learning will be less formal and structured (PREMIUM membership content)

Looking back to gain perspective on higher education

Looking back to gain perspective on higher education

PRICE Time to abandon the factory-model, cheap-labour practices of colleges; time to push back against thoughtcrime; and to celebrate Precilla Veigas (PREMIUM membership content)

Breaching the fine line between teaching and brainwashing

Breaching the fine line between teaching and brainwashing

Being a teacher means making sure your students are exposed to more than one perspective (FREE)

Stop treating universities like they’re retail outlets

Stop treating universities like they’re retail outlets

Universities should bring young people into the disciplines and rigours of an examined life, into the habits of careful thinking (FREE)

Artificial intelligence opens the door to a resurgence in the humanities

Artificial intelligence opens the door to a resurgence in the humanities

PRICE The good news about AI’s ascent is that the humanity might be shocked back into universities (PREMIUM membership content)

Real education reform long overdue in Ontario

Real education reform long overdue in Ontario

But the Progressive Conservatives promise nothing more than a disappointing package that ensures education status quo in the province (FREE)

Giving teachers a voice in crafting a better education system

Giving teachers a voice in crafting a better education system

Considering the emphasis placed on critical thinking in schools, it’s ironic that teacher development minimizes debate and emphasizes conformity (FREE)

Down with textbooks, the pre-digested meal of the academic world

PRICE To read a textbook is to receive a second- or third-rate experience, and third- and fourth-hand knowledge ($$)

New math doesn’t add up but can something be done?

New math doesn’t add up but can something be done?

Saskatchewan’s new education minister wants a back-to-basics approach to math instruction that would give students much-needed skills (FREE)

The fallacy of modern post-secondary education

PRICE: In the pay-for-play model, students accrue crippling debts to pay for an education. They want what they pay for – even if they didn’t earn it

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