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September 21, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews some of the university press titles inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic.
September 20, 2018
There is absolutely no way to take a student’s work in any class and put a number or a letter to it in a way that couldn’t be done in another equally reasonable way, argues Dan Houck.
September 19, 2018
The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

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September 23, 2018
Grades vs. test scores.
September 23, 2018
What it's like to be married to an academic rock star.
September 23, 2018
Getting started is often the hardest part.

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May 19, 2011
Steve Allred, a provost, reflects on having taught freshmen for the first time in his career.
May 18, 2011
Over the years there has emerged a body of Playboy scholarship, which I read around in, every once in a while, for the pictures. Actually, including images from the magazine seems to be a fairly recent development in this field. The pioneers were unable to do so (not much room for porn in the academic publishing world until fairly recently), and their their work sometimes suffered for it. A case in point is “Hugh M. Hefner: Guardian of the Faith” by the late J.A. Ward, appearing the summer 1963 issue of The Antioch Review.
May 17, 2011
When the U. of Texas released data on every faculty member, the focus was on stars at Austin. Harvest Moon writes about being in the report as an adjunct.
May 16, 2011
Judith Eaton urges the Senate leader -- as he asks appropriate questions about higher ed accountability -- to recognize the value of accreditation.
May 13, 2011
When you hit an awkward or incorrect sentence in a student essay, writes Mark Longaker, remember the learning process.

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