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August 23, 2019
Peter Martin's The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language shows Noah Webster as the sort of ideologue who's convinced he has a historical mission and carries himself accordingly, writes Scott McLemee.
August 22, 2019
Competition among the viewpoints of various observers, writes John Thelin, ultimately centers on a crucial question: Should academic searches be closed or open?
August 21, 2019
Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

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August 22, 2019
What can we do in the classroom to link the kind of thoughtful pause it takes to really understand something deeply with the practical skills to manage the constant flood of information?
August 22, 2019
Making the Community College transfer process more seamless and successfu
August 22, 2019
It’s likely not your students. But maybe it should be.

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May 16, 2005
Terry Caesar reflects on why he remembers some and what it means to be remembered.
May 13, 2005
The imposition of a hard and fast tenure standard for publications at David Rivers's liberal arts college has taken a toll, he says.
May 12, 2005
This year is the double anniversary of Sartre's birth and death. Scott McLemee finds no exit from his legacy.
May 11, 2005
Assassins, fools and silly procedures derail careers and degrade our fellow professors, write Cary Nelson and Stephen Watt.
May 10, 2005
Reference books are the lowest form of scholarship. That makes reading them a guilty pleasure, Scott McLemee confesses.

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