26 juin 2016

The Difference Between Advice and Opinion

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers guidance on how to cut through the overwhelming chatter and confusion you may experience when seeking job advice. Read more...

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Romancing the Academic

HomeBy Catherine M. Roach. Catherine M. Roach describes the joy of falling in love with a whole new field of inquiry and style of research. Read more...

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Becoming an Alt-Ac Sex Educator, Part II

HomeBy Jeana Jorgensen. Jeana Jorgensen give advice to those with scholarly training who are breaking into new areas far afield of traditional academe. Read more...

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Culture Gulch

HomeBy Scott McLemee. Scott McLemee reviews Terry Eagleton's new book, Culture, which unpacks the concept in its title. Read more...

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Uncertainty, Unpredictability, Chaos

HomeBy W. Kent Barnds. Next year will be disruptive and confusing for students, families and most colleges in the admissions process, argues W. Kent Barnds, who wonders how so many changes can be good. Read more...

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Language, Racism and a Protest

HomeBy Dick Gregory. As a lifelong champion of civil rights and a firm believer in fighting for what is right, I applaud our young people for the various protests they have undertaken in recent years, such as Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter. Read more...

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A Faculty Stand on Assessment

HomeBy Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum. To do justice to students and as a matter of professional duty, faculty members should be at the center of defining and measuring undergraduate learning outcomes, argue Josipa Roksa and Richard Arum. Read more...

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Feeling the Spirit

HomeBy Scott McLemee. Examples of atheist spiritual autobiography are not plentiful, although the idea is not as self-contradictory as it perhaps sounds. A quest story that ends without the grail being located or the ring destroyed may not satisfy most audiences, but it's a quest story even so. Read more...

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The Real Threat to Free Expression

HomeBy Jeffrey Herbst. How young people armed with smartphones became so unable or unwilling in critical instances to talk to each other is a fundamental question for higher education, writes Jeffrey Herbst. Read more...

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Searching for the Humanities

HomeBy John Fea. John Fea, a history chair, describes what he learned on his daughter's college tours about the presence or absence of a liberal arts ethos. Read more...

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