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September 18, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews Joan Wallach Scott's On the Judgment of History.
September 18, 2020
They will not yield enough influence to impact students’ COVID-19 behaviors, particularly in their current form, argue Alyssa Lederer and Jeni Stolow.
September 17, 2020
Requiring your students in China to stay connected to your classes through them is unethical, argues Bob Eckhart, who suggests some ways to avoid it.

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September 18, 2020
The pressure is on to provide a mechanism to enable students to control their own record of lifelong learning that recognizes both in-class and real-world experiences.
September 18, 2020
High school epistemology, multifactor placement and a classy end to a drum battle.
September 17, 2020
Trying to walk in your shoes.

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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.
April 20, 2005
Colleges that shift to performance-based education usually need a big push from their presidents, Joseph A. Olzacki and Donn Weinholtz argue.
April 19, 2005
Half of writing -- and most of life -- comes down to having plausible excuse for what you already plan to do.

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