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September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.
September 26, 2016
Three major experiences shape student motivation to stay in college and graduate, writes Vincent Tinto.

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September 27, 2016
Lofty (yet unsubstantiated) claims of “high-quality teaching” or graduates who “go on to start amazing careers in a variety of well-known companies” don’t cut it for international prospects. Real evidence is needed.
September 26, 2016
An interview with instructional designer Kes Schroer.

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February 2, 2009
Some of the toughest questions in higher education would benefit from true experiments -- complete with control groups -- writes Alexandra W. Logue.
January 30, 2009
U of All People upgrades its methods for preparing faculty members, and David Galef is there.
January 29, 2009
Poets -- and others in the humanities -- should be wary of the National Survey of Student Engagement and other assessment tools, but should also look for ways to use them that make educational and disciplinary sense, writes Anna Leahy.
January 28, 2009
A new book chronicles the aftermath of the MLK assassination. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
January 27, 2009
Some academics and critics may sneer at Malcolm Gladwell, but Rachel Toor celebrates the New Yorker writer's love of ideas, his entertaining and inviting writing style -- and, yes, his hair.

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