The Bible Is Dead; Long Live the Bible | Chronicle of Higher Education | April 2011 The Bible is anything but univocal about anything. It is a cacophony of voices and perspectives, often in conflict with one another.
Iowa Legislator Wants to Give Students the Chance to Fire Underwhelming Faculty | Chronicle of Higher Education | April 2015 The bill, introduced by Sen. Mark Chelgren, a Republican, would require the state’s public universities to rate professors’ performance based solely on students’ evaluations of their teaching effectiveness. Professors whose evaluation scores didn’t reach a minimum threshold would be automatically
Scholars Take Aim at Student Evaluations’ ‘Air of Objectivity’ Student course evaluations are often misused statistically and shed little light on the quality of teaching, two scholars at the University of California at Berkeley argue in the draft of a new paper. “We’re confusing consumer satisfaction with product value,” Philip B. Stark, a professor of statistics at Berkeley, said in
Why I’m Asking You Not to Use Laptops | Chronicle of Higher Education | August 2014 ‘On the first day of class, students and I spend the first 30-40 minutes learning something new about how language works (in order to set the tone for the class), and then we go over the syllabus. When we get to the laptop policy,