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August 23, 2019
Peter Martin's The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language shows Noah Webster as the sort of ideologue who's convinced he has a historical mission and carries himself accordingly, writes Scott McLemee.
August 22, 2019
Competition among the viewpoints of various observers, writes John Thelin, ultimately centers on a crucial question: Should academic searches be closed or open?
August 21, 2019
Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

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August 22, 2019
What can we do in the classroom to link the kind of thoughtful pause it takes to really understand something deeply with the practical skills to manage the constant flood of information?
August 22, 2019
Making the Community College transfer process more seamless and successfu
August 22, 2019
It’s likely not your students. But maybe it should be.

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July 25, 2005
Donald E. Heller, in a memo to the producer of The Scholar, says it's time to get Ph.D. students some visibility.
July 22, 2005
Too few students are graduating, and Congress and the states should hold colleges more accountable, Kati Haycock argues.
July 21, 2005
As the Supreme Court nomination process begins, Scott McLemee looks at a literary theorist's latest legal thriller.
July 20, 2005
Donald Lazere follows the trail of dollars and ideas in the academic culture wars -- and offers a challenge to the right.
July 19, 2005
Scott McLemee follows up some cross-references.

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