While university administrators have many ways to assess a program or department’s effectiveness, student retention is one of the more controversial measures of evaluation. Particularly, retention often seems inherently at odds with our roles as college professors since—fairly or not—issues of retention are conflated with concerns over grade inflation and academic rigor. Yet, as studies show, universities lose students over the first two years of college for a variety of reasons: financial, the absence of strong academic mentoring and peer relationships, the strains of commuting as well a
The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 5th Meeting
Off-Tribune – on graduate students’ mental health
October 25-26, 2018
University of Ottawa
Comparatists: Assert yourselves!
Issue 10(1) of the peer-reviewed academic journal Currents in Teaching and Learning has been published online. Here is an outline of the articles included in the issue:
While university administrators have many ways to assess a program’s or department’s effectiveness, student retention is one of the more controversial measures.
EAP in Ireland 2018 Annual Conference: Call for Papers
EAP as a Learning Community: New Directions and Opportunities
October 6, 2018
Marino Institute of Education, Dublin, Ireland
Overview of the Organisation
ADVED 2018- 4th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Education, Design and Practice - Underst
Novels, Then and Now
The Popular Novels area includes all novel genres, authors, time periods, cultures, and settings. Consider it a safety net for novels that don’t fit neatly into a specific genre or that cross genres. Consider the many sub-genres of Romance with a capital “R”—western, thriller, paranormal, religious, romance (with a small “r”), detective, urban fantasy, etc. From Pearl S. Buck to Lee Child, from Laurie King to Tony Hillerman, from Julia Spencer-Fleming to Emilie Richards—all are welcome.
Conference: Arabic as a language of knowledge transfer and production: A look into the future
Paper Submission Starts: March 16, 2018
Paper Submission Due: May 21, 2018
Acceptance Notification: August 15, 2018
Camera-Ready Submission: September 01, 2018
Early Bird Registration: September 15, 2018