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July 25, 2014
As enthusiasm grows for academic programs based on something other than "seat time," there's a big difference between helping students achieve "master" subject matter and ensuring their true "competence" to apply learning in practice, John F. Ebersole argues.
July 24, 2014
When board members are hurting their institutions more than helping them, it's the role of other board members -- not politicians -- to intervene, writes Richard D. Legon.

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April 28, 2006
At my university, I chair a faculty committee charged with reviewing and revising our general education curriculum. Over the past two and a half years, we have examined programs at similar colleges and studied best practices nationwide. In response, we have begun to propose a new curriculum that responds to some of the weaknesses in our current program (few shared courses and little curricular oversight), and adds what we believe will be some new strengths (first-year seminars and a junior-level multidisciplinary seminar).
April 27, 2006
Terry Caesar considers one of the trends in higher ed -- and what it says about the state of teaching.
April 26, 2006
American historians just visited the nation's capital for a convention. Scott McLemee kept a diary.
April 25, 2006
After a rough classroom session, Amy L. Wink reflects on how to reassure her students and herself.
April 24, 2006
Paula M. Krebs and Mary Krebs Flaherty — sisters who work at very different institutions — trade perspectives on what it means when your classroom is full, and when it isn't.

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