Archive | September, 2012

Combating Cheating in the Education System

Friday, September 28, 2012


By Dr. William Overton
Faculty Director, English, Humanities, and World Languages at American Public University

It will be hard to rival the example of low academic integrity set by Aaron Swartz, 24, who was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology network and stealing nearly 5 million academic articles (reported on YAHOO! NEWS and The Chronicle of Higher Education).

How Do We Teach Creativity, Innovation, and Critical Thinking?

Thursday, September 13, 2012


By Dr. Everett Corum

When my son was in fourth grade, his mother and I attended a regularly scheduled parent-teacher conference, and when we arrived his teacher had a genuine grin on her face. She could hardly wait to show us a picture he had drawn of a bat hanging from a telephone line above a town that looked like the one we lived in at the time.

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