Category: Metropolitan College

Shift In Cambridge Policing Stems From 2009 Arrest Of Henry Louis Gates

WGBH News Shea Cronin, Metropolitan College As Officer Mike Daniliuk heads towards the basketball court at the Frisoli Youth Center, he greets several black teens with a friendly handclasp-turned-shoulder bump… Expert quote: “There’s been studies that have shown that when law enforcement officers engage in procedurally just practice, people are more likely to obey the […]

Every Move You Make, Every Bond You Break

Huffington Post By Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College Students tell us not to trust them. About three-quarters of all students self-report in various surveys that they are prone to cheat in their classes. And the many well-publicized scandals at some of America’s most renowned institutions only prove they mean what they say. Why is this?… View […]

Cheating, Student Authentication and Proctoring in Online Programs

The New England Journal of Higher Education Co-written by Jay Halfond, Metropolitan College This pitch is more than incredibly crass. It is really just outright pimping of hired poseurs to online students willing to “pay for performance.” With the massive growth of online education, such parasitic companies have sprung up like weeds, presenting a serious […]

Mayor backs plan for Widett Circle, even if city loses Olympics bid

Boston Globe (subscription required) Virginia Greiman, Metropolitan College With or without the 2024 Olympics, the industrial area between South Boston and the South End is going to be remade into a new neighborhood… Expert quote: “I think it would have great international, global appeal. I don’t think you could limit yourself to just local developers […]