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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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April 27, 2005
  Minutes of the English Department Meeting, April 23, 2005 Meeting begins at 4:15 instead of 4:00 as scheduled because somebody forgot the keys to the faculty lounge.  The chair, Professor Bigley, brings the meeting to order. Professor Twistwhistle, our Renaissance scholar, remarks that today is Shakespeare’s birthday.
April 26, 2005
This week, America turns off the TV. Yeah, right, says Scott McLemee.
April 25, 2005
It has been heartening to witness the recent runaway success of Princeton emeritus Harry G. Frankfurt’s latest book, On Bullshit. First published as an essay in 1988, Frankfurt’s splendid study is largely an effort to distinguish between lies and bullshit. A liar, Frankfurt notes, acknowledges truth-systems yet tries to pass off information that is not true.
April 22, 2005
Michael Bugeja thinks about Shakespeare, the Internet, footnotes and scholarship -- on the eve of the Bard's birthday.
April 21, 2005
A recent essay raises interesting questions about literary hoaxing.

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