Tag: The Academy

52 Results

| August 5, 2009

an assignment

In relation to my earlier post on academic genres, here’s an assignment that I’ve been thinking about...

| July 31, 2009

academic genres

One reason I’d like to see changes in the standards of scholarly publication is that I’d like to see...

| July 22, 2009

the art of the handout

This fits with what I hear from students all the time: A study published in the April issue of British Educational...

| July 8, 2009

Bill Gates U

Over at The American Scene, I have some thoughts on a recent proposal: that Bill Gates should start his own university.

| June 16, 2009


When I was a kid I didn't really dislike brushing my teeth, but sometimes that was just one too many things to do....

| June 12, 2009

learning writing

Very interesting article by Rachel Toor in the Chronicle of Higher Education on trying to get people to understand the...

| April 24, 2009


About ten years ago James O’Donnell published a provocative book called Avatars of the Word: from Papyrus to...