Month: January 2017

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How Immigration Ban Affects Universities — and US Soft Power

What might Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven countries mean for the U.S. role in international education? And will it undermine the use of international higher education as a soft power tool for the United States? A scholar of international education gives his view.

3 years ago
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See the Error, See the Individual — and See the Intervention

The guest editors of a special issue of the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment explain how its scholarship helps is to understand what students’ errors on standardized tests of academic achievement tell us about teaching and learning, and how we can use this knowledge to inform the assessment process and development of educational interventions

3 years ago
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New Administration Stokes Old Fears for Social Scientists

Given the historic antipathy that a few members of the Republican Party have had for social and behavioral science, researchers are just a bit anxious about what the new administration may bring – and with reason, according to one observer.

3 years ago
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Common Rule Reform – A Botched Job

The rush to publish a revised Common Rule for federally funded human research in the United States has created a flawed regulatory regime, says Robert Dingwall., Time to tear the whole edifice down and start over, he suggests.

3 years ago
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Civic (Dis)Engagement

Failures to participate in expected commitments, such as not turning up for doctors’ appointments or not taking up benefits like free school meals or welfare payments, are aspects of what Robin G. Milne designates as ‘civic disengagement.’

3 years ago
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