Filter by

Education Issues Book TV

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 403 Show 100
  • emDistractedem
    Last Aired

    Distracted

    James Lang argued that the main reason students are regularly distracted is due more to current teaching styles than the influence of technology. This virtual event was provided by the…

    723 views
  • emCampus Color Lineem
    Last Aired

    Campus Color Line

    UCLA Professor Eddie Cole examined the impact that college presidents had on the civil rights movement. This was a virtual event hosted by BookPeople Bookstore in Austin, Texas.

    323 views
  • emWe Are Worth Fighting Forem
    Last Aired

    We Are Worth Fighting For

    Howard University Afro-American Studies Professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 Howard University student protest, which closed the operations of the school for three days in…

    2,014 views
  • emUnacceptableem
    Last Aired

    Unacceptable

    The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz discussed their reporting of the largest college admissions bribery case ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice. This…

    532 views
  • emHow to Educate an Americanem
    Last Aired

    How to Educate an American

    Fordham Institute’s Chester Finn and Michael Petrilli discussed how to improve K-12 education in America. This event was sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute.

    865 views
  • emNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglassem
    Last Aired

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    Angela Davis presented a critical edition of Frederick Douglass' memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave Written by Himself. Ms. Davis explored the abolitionist’s intellectual life…

    2,814 views
  • emThe Deportation Machineem
    Last Aired

    The Deportation Machine

    University of Illinois at Chicago history and Latino studies professor Adam Goodman provided a history of deportation in America over the past 140 years. This was a virtual event hosted by…

    230 views
  • emA Fine Lineem
    Last Aired

    A Fine Line

    Education consultant and writer Tim DeRoche looked at how school district lines are drawn and how they impact the education students receive. This event was hosted by Vroman’s Bookstore in…

    163 views
  • Author Discussion on Education
    Last Aired

    Author Discussion on Education

    Author and University of Chicago Professor Eve Ewing offered her thoughts about the education system in America. This virtual program was sponsored by Haymarket Books.

    332 views
  • emThe Greater Journeyem
    Last Aired

    The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography…

    2,089 views
  • After Words with Bryan Caplan
    Last Aired

    After Words with Bryan Caplan

    Economics professor Bryan Caplan argued that the main function of higher education has become more about educational credentials and less about ensuring that students are prepared with…

    3,460 views
  • emThey Marched Into Sunlightem Part 1
    Last Aired

    They Marched Into Sunlight, Part 1

    David Maraniss was interviewed about his book, They Marched Into Sunlight, published by Simon and Schuster. The book tells the story of two events in October 1967. One event was a battle in…

    2,421 views
  • Commencement Addresses by Random House Authors
    Last Aired

    Commencement Addresses by Random House Authors

    Random House authors Martha Stewart, Wes Moore, David Brooks, Anna Quindlin, George Saunders, Reshma Saujani, Donovan Livingston, and Lauren Graham offered advice to the graduating class of…

    477 views
  • emCheatedem
    Last Aired

    Cheated

    In 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found itself at the center of an academic scandal involving its athletic department. In his book, Cheated, UNC professor Jay Smith explained how the scandal came…

    149 views
  • emI Dont Want to Die Poorem
    Last Aired

    I Don't Want to Die Poor

    Essayist Michael Arceneaux detailed his economic struggles with student debt. This was a virtual author program.

    458 views
  • emSexual Citizensem
    Last Aired

    Sexual Citizens

    Columbia University Professor Jennifer Hirsch reported on her study that looked at the social roots of sexual assault on college campuses.

    757 views
  • emSlaying Goliathem
    Last Aired

    Slaying Goliath

    Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education in the George H.W. Bush administration Diane Ravitch made the argument for why she believes public education should not be privatized.

    565 views
  • emPreparedem
    Last Aired

    Prepared

    Summit Public Schools CEO Diane Tavenner talked about her book, Prepared: What Kids Need for a Fulfilled Life , in which she offered her thoughts on how to prepare students for college and…

    974 views
  • Role of University Presses in American Society
    Last Aired

    Role of University Presses in American Society

    Authors and editors discussed the importance of university presses and the role they play in American society.

    398 views
  • em55 Strongem
    Last Aired

    55 Strong

    In 2018, thousands of West Virginia teachers went on strike over health care and salary disputes. Emily Hilliard, editor of 55 Strong, explained the issues West Virginia teachers were dealing with and ties the…

    92 views
  • Load 20 More