In a Fake Online Class With Students Paid to Cheat, Could Professors Catch the Culprits? (CHE)

By Brad Wolverton   DECEMBER 22, 2015 Alvin Malesky has taught online classes for at least seven years and, as a former law-enforcement officer and forensic psychologist, is trained to detect deception. Last year he and a colleague at Western Carolina University, concerned about the growing threat of online cheating and the legitimacy of companies that … Read moreIn a Fake Online Class With Students Paid to Cheat, Could Professors Catch the Culprits? (CHE)

Tech Company Rekindles Lawsuit Against Common Application (CHE)

by Eric Hoover   DECEMBER 21, 2015 The legal fight between two rivals in the college-admissions market is headed for another round. CollegeNET Inc., a technology company that builds application-processing systems for colleges, has appealed the dismissal of its complaint against the Common Application, a nonprofit organization that runs an online admissions form used by hundreds … Read moreTech Company Rekindles Lawsuit Against Common Application (CHE)

Kenchreai Field School 2016

The Center for Hellenic Studies and Sunoikisis announce the 2016 Archaeological Program at Kenchreai, the port of Corinth in southern Greece. Scholarship support will be awarded to applicants on the basis of merit. This four-week summer program introduces students to the archaeology, history and culture of Greece through participation in a field school and accompanying … Read moreKenchreai Field School 2016

Open Review for Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities (CHE)

December 1, 2015 by Jason B. Jones The MLA is publishing a collection of keywords on Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, which features curated sections on a variety of topics related to digital teaching methods. (I am on the advisory board for this collection.) One of the interesting aspects of Digital … Read moreOpen Review for Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities (CHE)

Undergraduate Research Symposium

This spring, the Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) in Washington, D.C. will invite undergraduate students to share their research on Greek 4th Century Literature or Latin Neronian Literature in a workshop setting March 4-6, 2016. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of their work in progress, develop ideas, collect bibliographical suggestions, and … Read moreUndergraduate Research Symposium