- The great university con: how the British degree lost its value
- Perverse incentives and grade inflation.
(tags: academia degree university oxbridge)
- How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus – The Atlantic
- American identity politics and the attempt to curtail academic freedom with talk of triggers and microaggressions and all that jazz. “You might call this impulse vindictive protectiveness.” (Via Mefi, where the mods deleted a posting someone made linking to this, disappointingly: Mefi’s mods seem to have crossed the ID politics event horizon recently)
(tags: ptsd trigger psychology university america academia microagression.)