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November 22, 2017
W. Kent Barnds asks: Are they really that different?
November 21, 2017
A poem by Laurence Musgrove about teaching and tragedy.

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November 21, 2017
Setting examples; bad ideas in Congress; accreditation woes; Happy Thanksgiving.  
November 21, 2017
A list of the 2017 digital learning innovation conferences that I attended, and those that I missed.
November 21, 2017
Ajit Pai thinks we're being hysterical because we don't trust our internet service providers to act in our best interest. That's hysterical. 

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June 4, 2010
If public universities are really committed to promoting access, affordability, and quality, they should consider increasing their funding by accepting more undergraduate students instead of raising tuition and restricting enrollments.
June 3, 2010
The notion that education, particularly a college degree, is the key to career success is a particularly American idea. It is what the sociologists W. Norton Grubb and Marvin Lazerson have called "the education gospel," a national ethos of hard work in school paying off and of equal opportunity for all.
June 2, 2010
Rumors of Book Expo's demise are greatly exaggerated. Scott McLemee returns from the university press "ghetto."
June 1, 2010
In the early 1990s, two social psychologists conducted an experiment to see whether our society’s negative racial stereotypes affect the learning experience of students in our educational institutions. They selected a group of black and white Stanford undergraduates and gave them a test made up of items from the advanced Graduate Record Examination in literature. The students had been statistically matched for ability, and since most of them were sophomores, the GRE-based test was intentionally chosen so that it would be challenging and difficult for them.
May 28, 2010
Wick Sloane thinks he's the right man to lead the American Association of Community Colleges. Here's his platform.

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