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Ciencias sociales y servicio público

Public Service January 11th, 2018 – Alex Usher I have a strong message today. It’s mostly for people in social science fields (especially Deans and Department heads), but I think Provosts, VPs Research and President will want to pay attention.  The message is this: the aca
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Sobre los doctorados en Canadá y países anglosajones

Cognitive Dissonance in Academia November 13th, 2017 – Alex Usher  On a pretty regular basis, some academic or other pens a piece in the popular press talking about overproduction of PhDs.  Take for example this 2015 Jonathan Wolff piece in the Guardian with a  piece entitled &#
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Éxito estudiantil, EEUU y Europa

Two Approaches to Student Success June 14th, 2017 – Alex Usher I’ve recently been doing a little bit of work recently on student success and I am struck by the fact that there are two very different approaches to student success, depending on which side of the Atlantic you
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