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Offering the Career Edge

October 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
A small network has grown more than tenfold in 20 years as private liberal-arts colleges have decided their responsibilities don’t end at graduation.
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From Liberal Arts to Making a Living

October 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
Critical-thinking skills and a broad education aren’t enough. Small colleges are making career services a priority too.
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What I'm Reading: ‘Playing by the Rules’

October 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
A book that questions assumptions prompts an interim provost to examine some of the blindly-followed "rules" in academe.
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Starting a Career Center

October 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
The director of Wake Forest University’s Office of Career and Professional Development shares tips about what's helped his program become a model for other colleges.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (10/27/2017)

October 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
Morehouse College chose a Harvard Business School professor as its next leader, and Pratt Institute appointed its first female president.
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The Costly Obsession With B.A.s

October 22, 2017 - 4:27pm
A new book examines the ways in which colleges guide some students toward failure.
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

October 22, 2017 - 4:25pm
The latest topics include how to protect free speech on campus.
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John Zubizarreta Gets Students Excited About Literature

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
The professor at Columbia College, in South Carolina, tells his students that “we’re here to build bridges in your brain.”
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Catherine Shoulders Shows How an Expert’s Opinion Unfolds

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
By recording on video her initial reaction to students’ assignments, this professor lets them see what an intellectual process looks like.
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Stan Yoshinobu Spreads the Word About Inquiry-Based Math

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
The professor emphasizes that intellectual growth is based “on error recovery, not mistake avoidance.”
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Ariel Anbar Designs Online Science Labs With Video-Game Appeal

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
The inspiration for his popular, interactive courses stems from his frustration with the traditional lecture format.
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Vicki Reitenauer Helps Students Find Their Voice — and Their Power

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
She requires students to identify their course goals for the semester, the grade they expect to earn, and their plan for achieving both.
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Amardeep Kahlon Tailors Courses to Students’ Learning Styles

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
She puts the focus on online material that allows students to progress at their own pace but doesn’t let them get ahead of themselves.
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Eric Saliim Puts Science Into Everyday Life

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
At North Carolina Central U., he uses cellphones and Snapchat to prove that research isn’t too complex for anyone.
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Alan Goldstein Makes Disability Less Abstract

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
His courses introduce engineering students to adults with disabilities, and together they make films about the adults’ lives.
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Justin McDaniel Opens a Door to Contemplative Life

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
The religious-studies scholar at the U. of Pennsylvania oversees a course that requires students to live like monks.
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Dahpon Ho Brings History Alive

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
By using their imaginations, says the University of Rochester historian, students absorb history far better than from a textbook.
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Order Your Own Copy of 'Innovators: 10 Classroom Trailblazers'

October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Copies of the full report on our teaching innovators are available here.
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In the Face of Racism, U. of Florida Chief Says All You Need Is Love

October 20, 2017 - 5:01pm
As Richard Spencer’s white supremacist event loomed, Kent Fuchs employed emotionally laden language seldom heard from a public-college president.
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Ever Had a Weird Experience Grading Papers or Tests? Tell Us About It.

October 20, 2017 - 12:31pm
A viral exchange about a failing grade, though fake, made us curious about faculty members’ oddest or most exceptional stories about grading assignments.
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