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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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January 25, 2013
Let's be honest with students about the wisdom of going to graduate school in fields like English, writes Kevin Brown -- but let's remember, too, that there are jobs at non-brand-name colleges.
January 23, 2013
Keep this important document current, easy to navigate and honest, writes Eszter Hargittai.
January 21, 2013
Departments have no business punishing adjuncts or those who haven't earned tenure if they seek other positions, writes Nate Kreuter.
January 18, 2013
No campus is an island, none of us stands alone. Maria Shine Stewart offers various definitions of a word often used and rarely discussed.
January 16, 2013
Eliza Woolf wonders what to make of students who seem disengaged from class and then give her great evaluations.

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