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Centering Discomfort

Drawing on her experiences as seemingly the only atheist in her undergraduate theology and philosophy classes, Mairead Carr writes about how we need to rethink the issue of censorship in college.

Embracing OER Institutionwide

A new study finds that open educational resources are a big hit with some community college students and faculty, but that these textbook alternatives won't reach their full potential until administrators embrace them.
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‘Comfort Is the Enemy of Progress’

Vassar College senior Ryan Mazurkiewicz reflects on censorship versus discomfort in the classroom.
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Grade Inflation Deserves an A

As an instructor, Candy Lee asks, if a student, working diligently, hasn’t managed to grasp a subject, whose fault is it—theirs or mine?
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Tackling the Stack

As the academic year comes to an end, Daniel Cole offers some tips for how to grade student essays efficiently and with integrity.

More to the Story

Sara Goldrick-Rab is on leave from the Hope Center at Temple University.
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You’re a Professor, Not an Oracle

Recognizing the boundaries of academic freedom is important to protecting it, Inara Scott writes.

Tenure Awarded… at Denison, Washington U St. Louis

Denison University Dan Blim, music Zarrina Juraqulova, economics Marcos Miguel, modern languages Shiri Noy, anthropology/sociology Keith Allyn Spencer, studio art...