September 8, 2016 archive

Kicked Out in America!-Jason DeParle ( A response to Evicted)

I found this article to be both well written and researched. DeParle does a wonderful job highlighting the books main focus: that evictions are almost always a result of an imbalanced debt to income ratio and that simply being poor isn’t always the root cause for eviction, in most cases, eviction often precipitates poverty. He …

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Twitter and Tenure

Following on our class discussions on Social Media and Twitter as forums for scholarship and the question of “appropriate” spaces comes into play – here is a post from today’s InsideHigherEd as an Association publishes a committee report on Social Media and its impact on Tenure decisions, “Twitter Your Way to Tenure.”