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Grading Stukel

Recently, in an op-ed in The Chronicle of Higher Education, a professor implored us to exercise our “critical-thinking skills.” As someone who taught those skills as an adjunct for several years, I thought it would be appropriate if I took her up on her offer, critiquing her argument the same way that I might a student in one of my classes. 1,598 more words

Give your students the gift of unplugging!

So, the academic term has just started. How many students have you found texting in your class already? Or checking e-mail, doing social media, or hitting the Candy Crush? 990 more words

Teaching Tips: The Classroom

College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices – no more! In a design for Cornell-Tech, a partnership between Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute, everything is dedicated to innovation, breaking with the past. 111 more words

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What's in a Title? Are New Titles for Adjuncts Just Lipstick on a Pig?

Sara Jerde has an article at the Chronicle of Higher Education describing university efforts to mollify adjuncts at their schools by giving them new titles.  To make adjunct positions more palatable, universities are now playing the title game.   383 more words

Daily History

Undergrad law degree of @ArizonaLaw gets national ink

You may have wondered: What are the best reasons for an American university to launch a Bachelor of Arts in Law degree? This week, you got an answer. 220 more words

Legal Events

Don't Criticize--Retire!

One of the most disturbing traits of our era is what I would call “age nationalism”–a belief that if you do not support the more recent innovations, whatever they may be, you are out of step with the times and should go away. 910 more words


New Cartoon in Today's Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington

I have a new cartoon in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education in Washington.