Last week, we introduced Max Weber’s three dimensions of social stratification: economic class, social status, and power. But how do those three things actually interact, in the real world? What does social stratification look like in the here and now? Or, I guess I should say, what does stratification look… Continue Reading Social Stratification in the US: Crash Course Sociology #23

Today’s child is bewildered when he enters the 19th century envoirnment that still characterizes the educational establishment where information is scarce but ordered and structured by fragmented, classified patterns, subjects, and schedules.” -Marshall McLuhan 1967 “If these walls could talk.” “What would they say?” “If students learn what they do…”… Continue Reading A Vision of Students Today

About ten years ago in front of 5.019 million people according to the Nielsen ratings I had a panic attack on live television. I was doing a job that I’d done many times before which was filling in as the news reader on Good Morning America. The job basically entails… Continue Reading Dan Harris’ Panic Attack (and Discovery of Meditation)

What was the American civil war? Here’s a short recap. The war lasted from 1861 to 1865. It was fought all over the U.S. and was between the northern states (known as the Union) and the southern states (known as the Confederates) over what one historian says were “uncompromising differences… Continue Reading Could the United States Have Another Civil War?

Is the United States one of the ten most dangerous countries on Earth for women? More dangerous than even Iran, Iraq, North Korea? Well, a recent survey says yes. Many news outlets are reporting the finding uncritically. What’s going on? Let’s check a few facts. That’s coming up next on… Continue Reading United States and India: Two of the world’s worst countries for women? | FACTUAL FEMINIST

NORTH KOREA AND THE MAN THAT MADE IT OUT ALIVE IS TELLING KEIR MAN THAT MADE IT OUT ALIVE IS TELLING KEIR SIMMONS HOW HE DID IT. ALIVE IS TELLING KEIR SIMMONS HOW HE DID IT.>>Reporter: THE SIMMONS HOW HE DID IT.>>Reporter: THE STUNNING VIDEO GAINED>>Reporter: THE STUNNING VIDEO GAINED… Continue Reading North Korean Defector Whose Escape Went Viral Speaks Out In U.S. TV Interview | NBC Nightly News

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, College of Business and College of Education are listed in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report national rankings for “Best Online Graduate Programs.” FAU’s College of Nursing climbed 16 spots from last year and is now ranked number 23 nationwide for the… Continue Reading FAU Programs Among the Best in ‘U.S. News & World Report’

[MUSIC]>>I think it’s just another testimony that RIT is on this very steep trajectory for preeminence as a university. We’ve got so many good things going for it. It’s a fabulous cauldron of intellectual activity that really marks what a mature, top-rated university is all about.

Hey there everybody, I’m Jay Smooth and this is Crash Course Media Literacy. For the next few weeks we’re going to take a deep dive into media – how we consume it, how we create it, and how it impacts our everyday lives. Before we get started, do me a… Continue Reading Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy #1

THE 2018, 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR. HEAD TO ABC2NEWS.COM/CLASSROOM CONCERNS FOR THE VERY LATEST. AND THE UNIVERSITY PLAYS 1 1st IN AMERICA’S BEST COLLEGES GUIDE FROM U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT. THAT WAS OUT OF 52. AN INSTITUTION SURVEYED BY THE