Tag: Academics

  • The Trouble with eBooks and Digital Reading

    The cost of college textbooks has increased at an alarming rate. According to the College Board, the average student spends more than $1,200 on books and materials each year. The proposed

  • Preserving the Values of a Free Society in Higher Education

    Editor’s Note: Roger Ream gave the following lecture at the Martin Center’s annual policy banquet on October 24th. It appears here in abridged form. It is an honor to be here this evening with

  • Reviving Trust in Higher Education, One Innovative College at a Time

    Americans’ trust in higher education is crumbling. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 48 percent of American adults have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher

  • A Remarkably Hard College Course Proves Remarkably Popular

    We’re used to hearing that American college students don’t like reading and avoid tough courses where they have to. But a new course at the University of Oklahoma (OU) proves that many students