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Even President Obama's Writing Goes Through Peer Review

For all those writers who grumble about the peer review process for publication in academic journals, it might ease the pain a bit to know that even President Obama has had to go through the process. 252 more words

Academic Writing

The Pedagogy of Trolls

As I recently wrote for The Chronicle of Higher Education, there are both risks and rewards facing faculty on social media, including dealing with pranksters and trolls. 1,000 more words

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Free Guide to Summer Writing Success

For academics, the summer “break” is here! For some, that means it is writing season; for others, it is time to regroup, plan, and prepare. And just in time, … 122 more words

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Distance Ed’s Second Act

By Phil Hill

Now that the MOOC hype has died down and almost no one is arguing that those free online courses will upend the traditional university, are we instead entering a period where online education is having a real impact on the core of higher education? 280 more words

MOOCs In The News

[VIDEO] The Hidden World of Campus Conservatives

It’s a lot more tolerant than the critics say it is, argues Claremont McKenna Prof. Jon Shields. Conservatives have to hide in the closet, “until they get tenure”. 28 more words

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This Mongolian Teenager Aced a MOOC - Now He Wants to Widen Their Impact

By Jeffrey R. Young

Free online courses changed the life of one super-smart Mongolian teenager. His name is Battushig Myanganbayar, and four years ago, while he was still a high-school student in Ulan Bator, he took a massive open online course from MIT. 307 more words

MOOCs In The News

#MoreThan Mean, Emotional Labor, and "Victimhood Culture"

I write all the time about how women and people of color find themselves targeted for online harassment and trolling.  Just in case you missed it, here is the 15674327468th example in the last year, the… 587 more words

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