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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
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.
December 12, 2018
Incumbents, upstarts or nowhere?

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August 10, 2011
Shortly before the bombing and shooting spree in Norway last month that left 77 people dead, Anders Behring Breivik e-mailed a thousand people the document he called his “compendium” -- a more accurate label than “manifesto,” as some have called it, since large chunks of text were cut and pasted from various sources rather than composed by the murderer himself. In its opening, Breivik says he spent three years preparing the work. It runs to 1,518 pages in PDF. There is no table of contents or index. Its final pages contain a number of photographic self-portraits.
August 9, 2011
If colleges want to make it more difficult to earn an A, they need to consider why faculty members feel pressure to award them, writes Peter Eubanks.
August 8, 2011
Cathy Davidson admits to being a professor who believes higher education shouldn't be the goal for everyone.
August 5, 2011
Public criticism of higher education continues to gather momentum; the primary issues are cost, quality and political bias. The objective evidence regarding high and rising cost is compelling and the body of evidence suggesting a secular decline in quality is also growing.
August 4, 2011
The complexity and pettiness of college sports regulations threaten to undermine the association’s authority, writes Robert L. King.

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