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Outsourced To China
Confucius Institutes and Soft Power in American Higher Education
china  politics  education  usa  universities  propaganda 
march 2018 by ignatz
Cashing in on the Culture Wars | The Baffler
The real question we should be asking is this: How was Ellison’s anti-PC broadside calculated to enhance the value of the University of Chicago brand?
september 2016 by ignatz
Are InfiniLaw Schools Scamming Students and the Federal Government? - The Atlantic
As bar-passage rates keep dropping at its for-profit schools, is InfiniLaw taking advantage of students and the federal government?
education  law  lawschool 
april 2016 by ignatz
archive of the 1970s educational filmstrip
filmstrips  media  archive  history  multimedia  education 
august 2015 by ignatz
▶ Tom Lehrer's "The Elements" animated - YouTube
Tom Lehrer's wonderful song of all the elements done as an animated short
tomlehrer  science  education  animation  video 
november 2013 by ignatz
At University of Phoenix, Allegations of Enrollment Abuses Persist - ProPublica
surprise! degree mill fibs to students. they're the single largest recipient of federal educational grants, too.
education  commerce  villainy  fraud 
november 2009 by ignatz
Marketers Get Valedictorian to Plug Movie in Speech
FOX marketers pay a high school valedictorian $1800 to promote "I Love You, Beth Cooper" in the graduation speech.
via:kcetlocal  commerce  education  edutainment  marketing  doom  advertising  yeesh 
july 2009 by ignatz
Report Says Principal Put Dallas Students in Fight Cage -
A high school principal and his security staff shut feuding students in a steel cage to settle disputes with bare-knuckle fistfights. Every line is a pullquote.
failure  ha  sports  trainwreck  via:positivejeff  education  pedagogy 
march 2009 by ignatz
Salim Ismail Discusses Singularity University — Open Education
Area rich nerds make a whole curriculum about stuff they think is cool. Actual world ignored. Prizes for everyone, and special hats!
failure  no  christwhatanasshole  education  nerds  singularity 
february 2009 by ignatz
Graduate School in the Humanities: Just Don't Go -
The reality is that less than half of all doctorate holders — after nearly a decade of preparation, on average — will ever find tenure-track positions. (Bonus points: the guy teaches at Hope College.)
failure  education  gradschool  opinion  phd  graduateschool  humanities 
january 2009 by ignatz
machine project » Classes and Workshops
classes in circuitbending, crafts, animatronic ghosts, etc
electronics  nerd  tech  education  crafts  fun 
december 2008 by ignatz
The Plagiarism Checker
paste text and it attempts to tell you if it's plagiarized
education  teaching  search  webtools  plagiarism 
december 2008 by ignatz
A Gentleman's C
My teaching efforts primarily consist of delivering statistics lectures to social science majors. These experiences have colored my perspective somewhat.
academia  ha  blog  education  teaching 
july 2008 by ignatz
What could possibly go wrong with a hate-filled, sex-crazed, unrestricted college "community" online?
education  socialnetworking  failure  bigotry  college  university  juicycampus 
march 2008 by ignatz
Special-needs school tricked into shocking two teens dozens of times
Crank caller gets "special needs" school into giving students painful electrical shocks. MC Milgram is in the house.
milgram  pranks  failure  education  torture  usa  psychology  socialpsychology 
december 2007 by ignatz
Guns N' Roses karaoke scares teacher - Weird news-
Teacher barricades herself in room, calls cops because kid is karaoke'ing "Welcome to the Jungle."
gunsnroses  gnfnr  music  failure  school  education  usa  fear  doh  yeesh 
december 2007 by ignatz
Reason Magazine - Cut-Rate Diplomas
large numbers of people in important government jobs in the US have faked educations
government  doh  villainy  education  credentialism  degreemills  lamers  fraud  humanresources  pathos  usa 
july 2007 by ignatz
Jonglierkatakomben (juggling school)
perhaps the world's only dedicated juggling school
juggling  education  schools 
july 2007 by ignatz
No God Left Behind -- Why Not
I suggest, for example, that a federal commission propose an accountability initiative for those of faith.
modestproposals  education  religion  ha 
september 2006 by ignatz
Drugs in de hersenen
animated visualizations of "drugs" in the brain
visualization  animation  education  drugs  narcotics  reference 
may 2006 by ignatz
web site of the world's oldest university in Cairo, Egypt
education  islam  history  arabic  universities  colleges  egypt 
may 2006 by ignatz
draw a face with proper people face parts in flash
generators  anatomy  art  design  education  flash  simulation  reference 
april 2006 by ignatz
The INDIGO Evolution
Website for proponents of the Indigo Child/Starseed phenomenon
indigochildren  starseeds  crystalchildren  education  psychology  children  psychoceramics  wackos  autism  pedagogy 
december 2005 by ignatz
Indigo children - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Agey concept of smart, withdrawn, possibly autistic kids as space alien new evolution stage.
indigochildren  starseeds  crystalchildren  education  psychology  childhood  children  wackos  psychoceramics  autism  pedagogy  newage 
december 2005 by ignatz
The Integrator
Web tool from Wolfram that does integrals
math  calculus  integrals  mathematics  tools  web  education  reference 
september 2005 by ignatz
Glue Sniffing and Pills
Film strip about sniffing glue and other drug abuse.
filmstrips  70s  drugs  drugabuse  nostalgia  kitsch  education  ephemera 
august 2005 by ignatz

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