Reading: Academic Freedom and the LMS

Source Timid university administrators bow to bullying system admins, aggressive accreditation institutions, and a political use of FERPA by local IT admins to keep the adjuncts in their assigned place and their LMS contracts sacrosanct. The problem: mandatory use of a system-sanctioned LMS. The solution: regaining the discussion, invoking standards of teaching. The most important… Continue reading Reading: Academic Freedom and the LMS

What I’m reading 28 Aug 2017 – 30 Aug 2017

Rightwing alliance plots assault to ‘defund and defang’ public sector unions | US news | The Guardian – Defund and defang. The right does alliteration. But the real interest is in the letter and the tribal constructions it uses. – (unions politics unionization rhetoric ) Hurricane Harvey Exposes Trump’s Empathy Deficit – The Atlantic –… Continue reading What I’m reading 28 Aug 2017 – 30 Aug 2017