March 23, 2018
Scott McLemee reviews new and forthcoming titles from university presses that take up these interconnected subjects.
March 23, 2018
Most colleges and universities rarely kill academic programs for underperforming. They (and their students) would be better off if they regularly culled programs that aren’t giving graduates the skills they need, Ryan Craig writes.

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March 23, 2018
Reflecting on the impact of Dr. Hawking's life and work on graduate students with disabilities.
March 23, 2018
A focus on the positive.
March 22, 2018
Academic innovation gigs, learning as a lens, and the desire for a different kind of community of practice.


November 25, 2009
It is possible that I have too many books. There, I said it. (That felt weird.)
November 24, 2009
The survey of student engagement has been widely embraced as an accountability tool. But it's flawed as a measure of campus learning, Mark Schneider writes, and even weaker when used for comparing colleges.
November 23, 2009
Timothy Burke wonders whether students -- despite all the speaking they do in college -- learn how to talk about themselves and their ideas.
November 20, 2009
Adam Kotsko questions the idea that small discussion-based courses are the ideal form of undergraduate education.
November 19, 2009
Instead of trying to turn themselves into something they're not -- a center of fundamental learning -- campus libraries should focus on their traditional core mission of supporting education and research, writes Johann Neem.


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