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Online Extras Spring 2019

The following online extras accompany the print version of the spring 2019 edition of the Forum, the theme of which is Intelligence.

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"Giving Credit to Course Interests: How Faculty Can Capitalize on Students' Passions" by Brett Ranon Nachman 


  1. Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST). (2012). “Universal Design for Learning Guidelines.” Retrieved from
  2. Lopez, S. J., & Louis, M. C. (2009). The principles of strengths-based education. Journal of College and Character, 10(4).
  3. Rose, D. H., Harbour, W. S., Johnston, C. S., Daley, S. G., & Abarbanell, L. (2006). Universal design for learning in postsecondary education: Reflections on principles and their application. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 19(2), 135-151. 

"Empowering patients" by Maire O. Simington


  1. Abbas, J., Wrench, G. and Hennessy, M. ( 2018, December 5). “From Data to Decisions: Building Blocks for Population Health Intelligence Systems.” Retrieved from:
  2. Meet e-Patient Dave from:
  3. Shaban-Nejad, A., Michalowski, M. and Buckeridge, D.L. “Health Intelligence: How Artificial Intelligence Transforms Population and Personalized Health.”. Digital Medicine 1, Article number 53 (2018).
  4. The Wonderful and Terrifying Implications of Computers that Can Learn from:

"Public Schools, Private Dollars: An Education Arms Race" by Erika M. Kitzmiller


  1. Taryn Finley, “Black Parents Sue Mississippi Over Inequitable Schools,” Huffington Post, May 24, 2017, schools_us_59258e34e4b0650cc020afcf; Southern Poverty Law Center, “SPLC Suit: Mississippi Violates Binding Obligation to Provide ‘Uniform’ System of Public Education,” May 23, 2017, %E2%80%98uniform%E2%80%99-system-public-education.
  2. Natasha Ushomirsky and David Williams, “Funding Gaps 2015: Too Many States Still Spend Less,” The Education Trust, March 2016, p. 1, content/uploads/2014/09/FundingGaps2015_TheEducationTrust1.pdf.
  3. Catherine E. Lhamon, et al. “Public Education Funding Inequity: In an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation,” United States Commission on Civil Rights: Washington, D.C., January 2018,, Accessed December 18, 2018.
  4. Accessed July 31, 2018.
  5., Accessed July 28, 2018.
  6. Ibid.
  7. Rob Reich, “Not Very Giving,” NYT, September 4, 2013.
  8. Wayland Public Schools Foundation,; Reich, “Not Very Giving,” NYT, September 4, 2013.
  9. Reich, “Not Very Giving,” NYT, September 4, 2013. See also, Reich, “A Failure of Philanthropy,” Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2005.
  10., Accessed July 15, 2018.
  11., Accessed July 27, 2018.
  12. Elizabeth A. Harris and Ford Fessenden, “The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City,” The New York Times, May 5, 2017.
  13. Erika M. Kitzmiller, “The Roots of Educational Inequality: Germantown High School, 1907 - 2014,” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
  14. Jack Schneider, “Private School are Anti-democratic. Can they be redeemed?,” July 10, 2018,; David Labaree, “Public Goods, Private Goods: The American Struggle over Educational Goals,” American Educational Research Journal, Spring 1997, vol. 34, no. 1, 39 – 81.