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My Freshman Year
What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student
Rebekah Nathan
After more than fifteen years of teaching, Rebekah Nathan, a professor of anthropology at a large state university, realized that she no longer understood the behavior and attitudes of her students. Fewer and fewer participated in class discussion...



My Word!
Plagiarism and College Culture
Susan D. Blum
"Classroom Cheats Turn to Computers." "Student Essays on Internet Offer Challenge to Teachers." "Faking the Grade." Headlines such as these have been blaring the alarming news of an epidemic of plagiarism and cheating in American colleges: more than...



Selling Hope and College
Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School
Alex Posecznick
Posecznick documents what it takes to keep a "mediocre" college open and running, and the struggles, tensions, and battles that members of the community tangle with daily as they carefully walk the line between empowering marginalized students and exploiting them. 



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