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September 24, 2018
In Division III, game outcomes may matter less than the enrollment of male students, writes Jim Jump.
September 24, 2018
The real question should be whether the discrimination is legal and serves an educational purpose, writes David Karen.
September 24, 2018
In the face of the administration's attacks on the press, Greg Britton questions whether his work as a scholarly publisher really differs from that of journalists.

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September 23, 2018
Grades vs. test scores.
September 23, 2018
What it's like to be married to an academic rock star.
September 23, 2018
Getting started is often the hardest part.

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July 27, 2011
A new anthology by Generation Y writers is part survival handbook, part manifesto. Scott McLemee interviews the editor.
July 26, 2011
In his famous book on capitalism, Max Weber warned that our modern world would increasingly be driven by endless attempts at measurement, accountability, efficiency, and control. These efforts would trap us, he cautioned, in an "iron cage" of rationality that precluded other ways of assessing value and setting policy – like intuition, tradition, imagination, values and personal meaning.
July 25, 2011
Is it a given that technology enhances the acts of writing, as it does the arts and sciences of film-making, design, engineering, data collection and analyses, and so forth? What about the teaching and learning of writing?
July 22, 2011
Idling in rush hour traffic, on my way home after finishing my last class of the day, I have lots of time to wonder who exactly comes up with all those brilliant ideas that are ruthlessly yet passively absorbed into our lives without discussion, fanfare, or debate, and simply become accepted as, "That's just the way things are done." Oh, you know what I mean. Who constructed the miniature containers of half & half such that when you finally pull back the tab that’s been welded closed, you will certainly spew milk everywhere but into your coffee cup?
July 21, 2011
Developmental education is a K-12 problem, costs colleges dearly, and proves that some students shouldn't go to college. Right? Jane Wellman and Bruce Vandal challenge misperceptions.

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