Reading: Demon vs. Monster: The Vice-Presidential Debate and an Historian’s Harassment

From Demon vs. Monster: The Vice-Presidential Debate and an Historian’s Harassment from Hank Reichman on Academe Blog The scare quotes are disdainful when they come from a university president. But what is really shocking is how this alleged “educational leader,” a college president, could evidence such rank disdain for the academy’s and society’s most precious… Continue reading Reading: Demon vs. Monster: The Vice-Presidential Debate and an Historian’s Harassment

Reading: Trump’s Attack on Campus Free Speech

Source How to manipulate free speech guarantees. The Trump Administration needed to deal with the problem that the colleges with the worst speech codes are conservative religious colleges. The solution was to include a hypocritical rule in the Executive Order that says private colleges will be judged only by “compliance with stated institutional policies.” Since… Continue reading Reading: Trump’s Attack on Campus Free Speech

bookmarks for February 3rd, 2013

A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in the Digital Age | HASTAC – still in progress. makes walled gardens the near-equivalent of separate but equal. It will be scoffed in the closed boardrooms. Those wacky academic! What will they come up with next. – (de academicfreedom academic_integrity dh d2l DigitalHumanities ) Quality Control… Continue reading bookmarks for February 3rd, 2013