Kids say that ebooks are better than print books when they do not want their friends to know what they are reading, and when they are out and about/traveling; print books are seen by kids as better for sharing with friends and reading at bedtime
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Librarian questions quality of a publishing house. Librarian publicly criticizes said press on his personal blog.
Last month, the women’s track and field coach Bev Kearney was forced out of her 20-year-long job at the University of Texas at Austin, two months after she admitted to having had a relationship with an athlete on her team in 2002.
The UN estimates that one in every seven people around the world are hungry. Fortunately, Jonathan Lynch uses information technology (IT) to get to the root of this problem.
There's a good case to be made that universities are leading the way.
Preserving genetically diverse local crops in areas where small-scale farms are rapidly modernizing is possible, according to a Penn State geographer, who is part of an international research project investigating the biodiversity of maize, or corn, in hotspots of Bolivia, Peru and Mexico.
Two women wanted to marry — one Texan (no gay marriage there), the other Australian (nor there). So how did the British help them tie the knot in Cambodia (not allowed there, either), even before the UK vote this week that paved the way for gay marriage?
Nationally, for-profit school management companies—as with charter schools more broadly—have a mixed track record, but limited evidence suggests they perform worse, on average, than their nonprofit counterparts.
Approval of the Coursera-provided classses could be a major step toward bridging the gap between massive open online courses and traditional higher education.
In a paper released this week, the world’s leading polar bear scientists say the time has come to consider drastic measures to save these iconic animals ....