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October 30, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews Political Perversion: Rhetorical Aberration in the Time of Trumpeteering by Joshua Gunn.
October 30, 2020
Despite some excellent resources on this topic, the parts of our syllabi devoted to inclusion and accessibility remain somewhat, well, exclusive and inaccessible, argues Freya Möbus.
October 29, 2020
It's affecting them unequally, and here's what colleges can do, write Parissa J. Ballard, Mariah Kornbluh, Alison K. Cohen, Lindsay Till Hoyt, Melissa J. Hagan and Amanda L. Davis.

Letters to the Editor

July 13, 2020
Layoffs disproportionately affect those who teach our students, rather than "slimming down the overstuffed, overpaid and frequently incompetent administration."
July 13, 2020
A "hateful and demeaning" slap at people with names "given to us at birth and not ours to choose -- as if we are all implicitly morally inferior."
July 10, 2020
The rules on international students are part of what is akin to a Denial of Service attack by the Trump administration on higher education.
July 9, 2020
I am dismayed by his dismissive use of a right-wing trope like “indoctrination” to denounce a viewpoint he dislikes.
July 8, 2020
Dr. Kim chooses not to address the substance of Dr. Kolnick’s article, whose concerns he claims to share, but instead seizes on a couple of generalizations about online learning in Dr. Kolnick’s piece.

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October 30, 2020
Recruitment, selection effects revisited and situational tachycardia.
October 29, 2020
The primary goal during our pandemic period shouldn't be to return to face-to-face instruction. First order of business is to avoid disruption.
October 29, 2020
An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

Archive

October 12, 2020
The College Board has made real progress, but more work needs to be done, writes Mark Carl Rom.
October 9, 2020
Scott McLemee reviews Adrian Daub's What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry Into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley.
October 9, 2020
COVID-19 has brought global communities together in new ways, and we'll have to collaborate technically and across generations to address all the disruptions we face, writes Lisa M. Coleman.
October 8, 2020
Colleges and universities have an opportunity to better serve millions of Americans adults without a postsecondary degree, Dave Clayton writes.
October 8, 2020
Technology encouraged social distancing on campuses long before the pandemic exacerbated it, writes Adam J. Davis, and the challenge now is how to rebuild connections.

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