1) Some understanding of the relationship between wealth and higher education in the US
2) Some tools for tracing the interplay of schools and war in the US
3) A beginning analysis of federal and state funding policy, the resultant privatization of higher education, and how to navigate that as a student
Mon 11/15 The GI Bill & Higher Education
(November 11, 2019). From Boots to Books: Student Veterans and the New GI Bill (Links to an external site.). American Radio Works documentary from American Public Media. A 52 min podcast documentary about the old and new GI Bill.
(2017) Fail State (Links to an external site.). A 93 min documentary about public higher education in the US. [link is to a zoom screening]
Higher Ed Data:
- https://www.higheredimmigrationportal.org/national/national-data/ (Links to an external site.)
- https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/10/20/report-28-college-students-come-immigrant-families (Links to an external site.)
Young, Jeffrey R. (Dec 22, 2020). Forgetting Is a Feature, Not a Bug: How the Brain ‘Grasps’ New Concepts (Links to an external site.). EdSurge Podcast from EdSurge. A 25 min podcast about the importance of forgetting to remembering. Sorry, no transcript…
(Aug 20, 2018). Changing Class: Are Colleges Helping Americans Move Up? (Links to an external site.) American Radio Works documentary from American Public Media. A 52 min podcast documentary about the changing role of universities in driving inequality.
Opong, Diana, and Douglis, Sylvie (February 1, 2021). 5 Steps To Shake The Feeling That You’re An Impostor (Links to an external site.). Life Kit from NPR. A 21 min podcast about how to assume your place in life.