Research + News | Topic: Academics
Nov 3, 2022
The Pandemic Generation Goes To College. It Has Not Been Easy.
Students missed a lot of high school instruction. Now many are behind, especially in math, and getting that degree could be harder. Read the article here.
Oct 14, 2022
At N.Y.U., Students Were Failing Organic Chemistry. Who Was To Blame?
Maitland Jones Jr., a respected professor, defended his standards. But students started a petition, and the university dismissed him. Read the article here.
May 26, 2022
College Enrollment Drops, Even As The Pandemic’s Effects Ebb
A generation of students may be weighing the value of college versus its cost, questioning whether college is still the ticket to the middle class. Read the article here.
May 18, 2022
My College Students Are Not OK
This college professor isn’t the only to report poor attendance, little discussion, missing homework and failed exams. Read the article here.
Apr 11, 2022
Rising Parental Expectations Linked To Perfectionism In College Students
Researchers found that young people’s perceptions of their parents’ expectations and criticism have increased over the past 32 years and are linked to an increase in their perfectionism. Read the article here.
Mar 10, 2022
I Came To College Eager To Debate. I Found Self-Censorship Instead
We need more classrooms full of energetic debate, not fewer. But when criticism transforms into a public shaming, it stifles learning. Read the article here.
Nov 9, 2021
What If I Realized I Didn’t Have To Be Perfect In High School?
Paul, academic performance, anxiety, righteousness, and how the Gospel brings peace, freedom and comfort. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2021
More Sleep Leads To Better Grades And Well-Being, Study Shows
Students who get a good night’s sleep night in and night out earn higher marks and feel a stronger sense of well-being than those with fluctuating sleep schedules. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2021
4 In 5 College Students Have Trouble Concentrating After Switching To Remote Learning
Now, a new study reveals the switch to remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic has made earning a college degree even harder. Read the article here.
Aug 17, 2021
When Is The “Best” School Not The Best?
Leonard Sax provides a guest blog for the Institute of Family Studies. Read it here.