Sep 19, 2021 • 1HR 56M

Improving College Teaching and University Discrimination of Asian Americans - What Happens Next - 9.19.2021

This week’s topics are the university classroom, the lack of improvement in both teaching & student performance & the ongoing discrimination against Asian-American applicants to the top universities.

 
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Jonathan Zimmerman & Patrick Allitt

Zimmerman:

Topic: The Poor Quality of American College Education since the Beginning
Bio: Professor of History of Education and the Judy and Howard Berkowitz Professor in Education at the University of Pennsylvania
Reading: The Amateur Hour: A History of College Teaching in America is here

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Allitt:

Topic: Despite Reforms and Societal Change Education Quality and Student Performance is About the Same
Bio: Professor of History at Emory
Reading: I’m the Teacher. You’re the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom is here

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Kenny Xu

Topic: University Admissions Discrimination against Asian Americans
Bio: Professor of NGO Color Us United and a lead participant in the Harvard Students for Fair Admissions vs. Harvard legal case
Reading: An Inconvenient Minority: The Attack on Asian American Excellence and the Fight for Meritocracy is

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