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December 12, 2018
Fans and foes of letting students use laptops and phones in class hold fervent views. Jordan Troisi and Aaron Richmond suggest acting based on research instead -- and offer recommendations.
December 12, 2018
Despite all the changes going on outside campuses -- and often, in fact, because of them -- our traditional educational practices have never been more important, writes Michael S. Roth.
December 11, 2018
Their main shortcoming is in the false assurance they offer colleges and universities, argues Sigal Ben-Porath.

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December 12, 2018
Incumbents, upstarts or nowhere?
December 12, 2018
The growing use of voice search and virtual digital assistants will have an increasing impact on how we deliver, search for and market higher education.

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April 17, 2006
When he ended up teaching anthropology in Hawaii, Alex Golub writes that traditional assumptions about ethnicity -- and how to talk about it in the classroom -- just didn’t work any more.
April 14, 2006
At its best, accreditation can work wonders, writes John D. Wiley, but too often it doesn't serve students or taxpayers.
April 13, 2006
At the small liberal arts college where I teach, we have recently undertaken a wholesale revision of our core liberal arts curriculum. This is the set of requirements -- some specific courses, some chosen from a range of options -- that all students at the college must take before graduation. For professors in the natural sciences, this revision has required a good deal of thought about the content and nature of science courses offered to a non-major audience.
April 12, 2006
People are bringing cell phones into libraries and academic conferences. Scott McLemee wants to take them out.
April 11, 2006
An  annual assignment from a dean leaves one professor thinking about how colleges really view the minority faculty members they say they value so highly.

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