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Syllabus for The School Of Internet Trolls

Kira Jane Buxton | Posted 04.21.2017 | Comedy
Kira Jane Buxton

Course Description The internet is much like your favorite armchair in that it has been taken over by cats and can be broken by Kim Kardashian'...

NEWS: What Books are College Students Reading? A Cool New Online Tool Reveals All

The National Book Review | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
The National Book Review

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review For decades now, universities have been caught up in the "canon wars" -- battles ove...


Moni Oyedepo | Posted 01.19.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Moni Oyedepo

I was a terrible student. I talked when I should've listened. Slept when I should've read. Bonded with my TV when I should've studied. Procrastinated...

Why I Love (and Teach) Author Fay Weldon

Gina Barreca | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
Gina Barreca

What gives a writer a reputation as "teachable" but not "great"? In Weldon's case, is it because her writing is forever associated with her successful television work that we're suspicious of her?

How Every Professor Secretly Wants To Respond To Your Dumb Questions

Posted 10.16.2013 | College

If you've taken a collegiate level course, you probably had a classmate at some point raise their hand and ask a question about something obvious. ...

Court Rules Minnesota Colleges Must Turn Over Education Syllabi To Outside Research Organization

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

A district court judge ruled Wednesday that education schools within the Minnesota State Colleges and University system must turn over their course sy...

Dirty Professor Secrets

Rebecca Schuman | Posted 04.28.2012 | College
Rebecca Schuman

Yes, it's true that we do keep things somewhat impersonal in class, and sometimes we are many decades older than students, but that does not make us any less real.