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Face-Off in Florence

Alan Pascuzzi has been what you might call a regular on the adjunct circuit in Florence: a sculptor and painter with a Ph.D. in art history from Washington University in St. Louis, he has taught at no fewer than a dozen study abroad programs since 1997.

Freedom fears after outspoken lecturer’s appeal fails

Cherian George, an outspoken academic at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) who was denied full professorship earlier this year – sparking an international outcry – has failed in his appeal against the university’s decision to deny him tenure, it has emerged.

Does Not Compute

A new report out from the National Council of Teachers of English criticizes the practice of using machine scoring for writing assessments.

MOOC Skeptics at the Top

It would be easy to think that the leaders of American higher education are all in when it comes to MOOCs. Dozens of colleges and universities -- many of them among the elites -- have rushed to offer massive open online courses.