THE podcast: tensions between faculty and their students

Are students the ones with the entitlement problem? 

July 27, 2018
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A recent article published by Times Higher Education sparked a backlash from audiences for its criticism of students and what the author calls “millennial entitlement”. Here, we dissect the piece to better understand the root of the author’s rancour: students with different academic needs, pressures to meet attainment metrics and fewer full-time faculty members with the agency to do anything about it.

Sara Custer is joined by THE features editor Paul Jump and Vasti Torres, a professor in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan. 

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