Thursday, September 15, 2016

What happened with that DeCal class when? Updates.

See also :https://academeblog.org/2016/09/15/berkeley-bans-a-palestine-class/

With multiple helpful links, timeline, and comments from various points of view on it.

Some update also

Now students enrolled in the course are speaking out:
An Open Letter to the UC Berkeley Administration Regarding Academic Freedom
https://medium.com/@ethnicstudies198/an-open-letter-to-the-uc-berkeley-administration-regarding-academic-freedom-1bf60c9a040e#.2u5lz94eu


And questions being raised about what other courses "need" to be reviewed, purged etc:

See in:

http://www.sfgate.com/education/article/UC-Berkeley-suspends-controversial-course-on-9220950.php

"However, there is still work to be done to ensure that all new courses at UC Berkeley are adequately reviewed for compliance with university policies prohibiting misuse of the classroom for political indoctrination.”


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