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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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September 19, 2016
The real obstacles to sustaining the liberal arts have to do with traditional organizational structures and curricular approaches, argue Peter Stokes and Chris Slatter.
September 16, 2016
Providing adequate financial support plays only a small part in helping disadvantaged students to successfully complete an undergraduate degree, writes Devorah Lieberman.
September 15, 2016
Rather than shun technologies hyped by companies with grand promises, faculty members should force vendors to explain how the tools will help professors teach and students learn, Michael Feldstein argues.
September 14, 2016
Two years of free community college will provide hardworking young Americans an affordable, quality education and safeguard our nation's global competitiveness, write Jill Biden and Eric Garcetti.
September 14, 2016
A legendary American miracle worker claimed to read books without opening them -- a trick researchers have just pulled off in the lab. Scott McLemee looks from inside a lattice of coincidences.

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