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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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December 28, 2005
Robert E. Weir considers the challenge of teaching point of view in contemporary America.
December 22, 2005
Recent conflicts in higher ed make Robert Steele Jr. think it's time to replace some online discussion with the face-to-face variety.
December 21, 2005
Is there any value to debating what gets counted as a major literary work? Scott McLemee didn't think so -- until he saw the news from China.
December 20, 2005
Christopher Phelps reflects on his students' finals and a new report on the pathetic literacy levels of college graduates.
December 19, 2005
The days are still growing shorter and so are our tempers. 'Tis the season when all are fed up and stressed out. The academic semester winds up before it winds down, and the vast majority of us -- professors and students alike -- are feeling tired, overwhelmed and irritable. Holiday cheer will have to wait until after final exams are created, taken and graded. Sigh.

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