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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 7, 2005
The news of Saul Bellow's death sent me to the bookshelves, in search of (among other things) a set of interviews about his life and work that he gave 15 years ago. His answers were eloquent and cranky, occasionally at the same time; and taken all together, they form a major exhibit in what is now, for better or worse, the Saul Bellow Memorial Wing of my own literary education.
April 6, 2005
Michael Arnzen offers what he calls "behavior modification for the chronically tardy."
April 5, 2005
The "vulgarity debate" among Iranian bloggers raises questions about culture, power, and politics.
April 4, 2005
Professors need to figure out how new technologies can change their instruction, write Will Hochman and Chris Dean.
April 1, 2005
As Commissioner Bud Selig and several prominent players attempted to evade subpoenas for recent House of Representatives hearings on baseball’s steroid problem, Rep. Henry Waxman observed, “What strikes me is that baseball doesn’t want to investigate it and they don’t want us to investigate it.” The California congressman summed up baseball’s policy as “don’t know, don’t tell.”

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