21 août 2019

The Struggle Is Real

HomeJoining the ranks of students taught Laura M. Harrison more about academic underperformance than the many volumes she'd read on the topic. More...

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The Presumption of Good Faith in Campus Conversation

HomeSuch an approach requires that we suspend judgment long enough to ask questions in a spirit of openness and curiosity, writes Emily Chamlee-Wright. More...

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The Weaponization of Academic Citation

HomeFreshman composition programs have done that, and we need to stop it right now, argues Jennie Young. More...

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Defending Science Through Its Values

HomeThe myth that science should rely on proof or certainty is a view so harmful to scientific understanding that it only gives aid and comfort to climate-change deniers and others who attack it, argues Lee McIntyre. More...

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We Must Have Both

HomeHigher education institutions must work to bolster the security of their research without sacrificing openness and collaboration, write Peter McPherson and Mary Sue Coleman. More...

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He Got It Half Right

HomeRobert F. Smith's generous gift to Morehouse College graduates was certainly important and groundbreaking, but many deserving students don't even make it to graduation, writes Elwood L. Robinson. More...

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Cause for Pessimism?

HomeChad Raymond reviews the colleges that have closed in recent years and suggests a financial indicator of those who may do so in the future. More...

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How the Critical Interview Became a Major Academic Genre

HomeUnder the radar as a form of scholarly writing, it has become ubiquitous, explaining the gnarly terrain of theory and arcane realms of scholarship, writes Jeffrey J. Williams. More...

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Common Sense on Colleges and Work-Force Development

HomeMuch of the current debate about education for work has a heavy air of unreality about it, writes Kevin P. Reilly. More...

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Decision-Making Should Be a Required Course in Every High School

Techno-News BlogWe spend too much time making kids memorize facts instead of giving them the skill that will help them throughout their lives. More...

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