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By David Glance | Published: July 14, 2014
David Glance argues that the university-shaking predictions once routinely made for massive open online courses have been borne out.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: June 23, 2014
Robert Dingwall argues that numeracy and and a grasp of quantitative method of course have a place in the education of a social scientist, but...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 17, 2014
These aren't the best of times for reference librarians, but the challenges leave only one option -- to get with the times.
By Mike Groves | Published: June 5, 2014
Academic English is its own language (for better or for worse), and literacy in it requires more than just being a dab hand with Google...
By Robert Dingwall | Published: May 27, 2014
Many social scientists find themselves members of a cult of quantification, argues Robert Dingwall, in love with numbers for their own sake even when those...
By David Glance | Published: May 19, 2014
Technology may bring efficiencies to higher education, argues David Glance, but only if the expectations of both the suppliers and consumers fundamentally change.
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: April 17, 2014
The author of a new introduction to statistics textbook was bothered that even among students who but their required books they rarely crack them open....
By David Glance | Published: April 11, 2014
The line between studying online and studying on campus is increasingly blurry, argues tech thinker David Glance.
By Amy Antonio | Published: March 28, 2014
rather than damning Wikipedia and Google for their imperfections, Amy Antonio argues we both embrace them and teach students how to validate the information they...