Tag: higher education
2016 study published in
Social Problems that looks at how female math and science teachers influence high school students’ decisions to major in STEM fields.
2016 primer for student journalists and new education reporters that offers information about sources and databases related to higher education in the U.S.
2015 study published in the
Review of Educational Research that examines 112 studies on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in higher education, with a focus on the "model minority" myth.
Semester-long course that offers aspiring journalists a strong foundation in ethical decision-making, with a focus on the challenges created by digital technology, social media and evolving newsgathering practices.
2014 review of government reports and scholarship on the issue of sexual assault and rape on campus, as well as prevention, risks and related cultural dynamics.
2015 tip sheet on covering college-ranking systems and a collection of research exploring issues such as how the publication of annual college rankings impacts student behavior and university spending,
2015 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis looks at how higher education affects the ability of different racial groups to accumulate wealth and overcome financial hardship.
2015 collection of story ideas and related research for journalists wanting to find new angles and topics to enhance their annual “back to school” coverage.
2015 selection of research on performance-based funding for higher education, including unintended impacts, an international comparison and a case study involving one historically black university.
2015 research brief on best practices for finding and developing effective teachers, by Nicholas D. Hartlep, Christopher M. Hansen and Brian R. Horn of Illinois State University.