This might explain the standard of non-science enjoyed by the ‘climate’ alarmists in academic institutions today. Except I don’t think students from developing countries are remotely interested in studies of this topic.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: The Students Universities ‘Cannot Afford to Fail.’ “A recent investigative news program combined with a report from a governmental anticorruption commission have stirred up a debate in Australia about the prevalence of fraud in international student recruitment and the alleged slippage of academic standards as the country’s universities have grown increasingly dependent on the tuition these students bring. The debate in Australia — where international students account for more than a fifth of university enrollments, compared to just about 4 percent in the U.S. — arguably has implications for American universities as they seek to grow international student enrollments and increasingly embrace the use of commissioned agents in recruiting, a practice widely accepted in Australia.” Some American universities are already quite financially dependent on foreign students, and I’m sure it’s already affecting their behavior.
The same goes for students of journalism, especially like the Guardian here, espousing myths, rather than facts and limiting to a single side and not every side of an argument. That’s called Propaganda 101.
I would be especially worried if Reynold’s post includes falling academic standards in Medicine.
Law, however, (Reynolds is a Professor in Tennessee) based on the behaviour of Australian Union lawyers and Labor politicians, based on current behaviour, is sadly one of those declines: How good is peer-review at the Melbourne University Law Review?
From the University of Cambridge: A group of Cambridge computer scientists have set a new gold standard for openness and reproducibility in research by sharing the more than 200GB of data and 20,000 lines of code behind their latest results – an unprecedented degree of openness in a peer-reviewed publication. The researchers hope that this…