articles tagged: college education
the absurd post-college guessing game
# education

the absurd post-college guessing game

American higher education is no longer just problematic. It's a Kafkaesque maze where almost every turn leads somewhere you don't want to be.

so how many humanities scholars do we need?
# education

so how many humanities scholars do we need?

Despite the fears of humanities scholars, plenty of students are choosing artistic majors over STEM ones. And they're in for a rough time after they get their diplomas.

how to dodge responsibility, comp sci edition
# tech

how to dodge responsibility, comp sci edition

Computer scientist Nick Barnes shows us pretty much everything wrong with colleges' attitudes towards their students and curricula by example...

changing comp sci for all the wrong reasons
# tech

changing comp sci for all the wrong reasons

A disagreement between academic and industrial computer science is threatening to leave students in an educational no-man's land.

college advice, pretentious posturing included
# education

college advice, pretentious posturing included

William Deresiewicz would like to lift up the humanities by tearing down STEM, with a little casual racism and xenophobia on top for good measure.

academics double down on their defense
# education

academics double down on their defense

Colleges are being confronted about the mixed outcomes of their graduates and they're not taking the feedback seriously.