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July 28, 2014
William Major challenges the way market economics have been used to justify priorities in higher education.
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.

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September 1, 2006
As a teacher of writing and literature at Salem State College, I hear a lot of stories. My students, although they may never have ventured more than 20 miles from where they were born, bring hard lessons of endurance to the classroom that seem more profound than any I'd had at their age. For years I've believed that they bring a certain wisdom to the class, a wisdom that doesn't score on the SAT or other standardized tests. The old teaching cliché -- I learn from my students -- feels true, but it is hard to explain. I'm not particularly naïve. I know that life can be difficult.
August 31, 2006
Just because professors disagree with a policy doesn't mean it violates fundamental rights, writes John Friedl.
August 30, 2006
After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.
August 29, 2006
Forcing himself to assign a letter to a student makes Terry Caesar think about all the implications of grading.
August 28, 2006
Fleur LaDouleur learned some unusual lessons on her summer vacation.

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