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What Are Your Favorite Faculty Development Blogs? – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What Are Your Favorite Faculty Development Blogs? – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
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A list of blogs to check out!

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Teaching Composition with Interactive Fiction | DHThis

In this article, the author discusses using interactive fiction as literature in a composition class. Students not only read, but were also asked to create interactive narratives.
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A Freshman Year, Far From Home

A Freshman Year, Far From Home | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
For Chinese students in America, study abroad can be a daunting experience. Michigan State University, for example, is nothing like home.
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The Backlash Is in for Mark Edmundson’s Harper’s Article on the Decline of Am. Verse

The Backlash Is in for Mark Edmundson’s Harper’s Article on the Decline of Am. Verse | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
At his site Days of Notes, Daniel Nester has responded to the hot potato Harper’s article that portends the end of poetry. And the Washington Post has also covered Mark Edmundson’s piece. Some choice excerpts below.
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The American Scholar: Enough Already - Mark Edmundson

The American Scholar: Enough Already - Mark Edmundson | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
What I'd really like to tell the bores in my life
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‘Higher Education in America’ by Derek Bok

‘Higher Education in America’ by Derek Bok | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
In “Higher Education in America,” Derek Bok explores what ails our universities and how to fix them.
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How to Jump Start a Flagging Discussion Class – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
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Lessons Learned From a Freshman-Composition MOOC - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Lessons Learned From a Freshman-Composition MOOC - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
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Mark Edmundson’s Essays Ask, ‘Why Teach?’

Mark Edmundson’s Essays Ask, ‘Why Teach?’ | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
In “Why Teach?” Mark Edmundson, an English professor at the University of Virginia, defends the mission of higher education against the contemporary “corporate university.”
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Tutor reveals Ivy-admissions madness of rich penthouse parents

Tutor reveals Ivy-admissions madness of rich penthouse parents | College Town Crier | Scoop.it
Though I worked for 15 years as an independent college-applications counselor all over the United States and Europe — with students whose parents thought nothing of flying me in every weekend...
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