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The Future of Work

Also this week: Being human might be a pre-existing condition; what’s driving administrative bloat; and other news.
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You Can’t Automate Good Teaching

Any professor who cares one whit about teaching understands that education involves a lot more than just conveying information.
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Bias in the Machine

Also this week: when students stereotype professors; the link between sexism and rodents of usual size.

Giving Faculty the Freedom to Fail

Any professors who claim they introduced a new digital tool in the classroom without some kind of friction are probably lying.
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Automate This, Not That

Some technological innovations can make higher education better — just as others can make it worse.