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To stand out, a cover letter must be outstanding: smart, engaging, concrete, detailed and polished to perfection. Melissa Dennihy gives pointers on how to do that.

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October 14, 2013
Martin H. Krieger explains why deans trying to "sell" a tenure candidate to a president may be trusted as much as someone on a car lot.
October 11, 2013
Shawn Trivette reflects on his experiences.  
October 11, 2013
The "badge" movement has grown mostly in the realm of noncredit work, but instructors at traditional colleges can use them to enhance teaching and learning, too, write Alan Reid and Denise Paster.
October 9, 2013
Instructors need to be careful to ensure that their comments encourage, writes Andrew Joseph Pegoda.
October 7, 2013
What the notices say is only part of what they mean, writes Cheryl E. Ball.

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