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Students should be encouraged to think in terms of hypotheses rather than theses, and research questions or problems rather than their putative solutions when it comes to dissertation proposals, argues Heather Dubrow.

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May 18, 2012
Humanities and social science instructors should help undergraduates learn how to recognize and describe their higher order skills as they hit the job market, Casey Wiley writes.
May 16, 2012
Felicia B. LeClere rejects the idea that the only reason to get a Ph.D. is for an academic career.
May 14, 2012
Nate Kreuter writes about the frustration of receiving unsolicited review copies -- and the impact of marketing efforts on the curriculum.
May 11, 2012
To improve our reach, academics must make our writings both more available and public-friendlier, writes Nathan Jurgenson.
May 9, 2012
It's time for search committees to treat candidates with the respect scholars on the panels would expect to receive themselves, and that means basic communication at a minimum, writes Jay Draper.

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