America’s bloated higher education industry is supported by the work of an immense pool of well-educated and very poorly paid workers: the adjunct professors. They are telling us all about it. And they have a few ideas.
Adjunct professors are the most highly educated low-wage workers in America. And they told us all about it.
It's graduation time for a lot of college students around the country. As they make their way across the stage to collect their diplomas—many of them saddled with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt and little or no job prospects—a dark question looms: Was it actually worth it?
Andi S-R. noticed an interesting segment in a German textbook used to teach English. In the last few years, 12th-grade English classes have started including a section about gender, so textbooks have added chapters on the topic. Andi found a supplement from Klett, one of the major German publishers of educational…
A Northwestern professor caused a ruckus when he hosted a demonstration of a woman getting off with a "fucksaw" in front of the class. His response? "Sticks and stones may break your bones, but watching naked people on stage doing pleasurable things will never hurt you."
Learning is down! Psychiatric medication is up!
So this ridiculously expensive Ivy League university of which I'm sure you've heard is offering a class in model memoirs.