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The evolution of learning environments in higher ed

Educator Carney Strange will present “By Design: The Evolution of Learning Environments in Higher Ed” on Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. An emeritus professor of higher education and student affairs at Ohio’s Bowling … Continue reading

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Scalia’s Constitution

R. Shep Melnick, the Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Professor of American Politics, is among the legal scholars, philosophers, and political scientists who have contributed to the new book Scalia’s Constitution: Essays on Law and Education (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2017). The book, edited by … Continue reading

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Educational change

World renowned education expert Dennis Shirley, a professor in BC’s Lynch School of Education, has published The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity (Routledge, 2017), a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have … Continue reading

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A love story of social action

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will present a lecture by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner Odede, an inspiring story of love and social action that has transformed the lives of vulnerable girls and the poor in the slums … Continue reading

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Leading online and off

Effective school leaders see today’s myriad digital distractions—email, websites, apps, tweet—as calls to action and learning opportunities, according to Stephen J. Valentine and Reshan Richards, co-authors of Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off (Jossey-Bass, 2016). Drawing on … Continue reading

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Internationalization: global and local

Offering a range of perspectives on internationalization in higher education from a globally dispersed group of authors, Global and Local Internationalization (Sense Publishers) highlights that while internationalization is strongly connected to the globalization of society, at the same time it is deeply … Continue reading

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Lynch School educators

Lynch School of Education professors have recently served as co-editors for two important texts. Ana M. Martínez Alemán is the co-editor of Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press), which argues that critical tools and methods are … Continue reading

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