Twenty-two years of teaching have convinced me that upwards of half of all teachers would not be members of the NEA if given a clear choice.
Those of you who thought that philosophy ran in a straight line from Socrates might be surprised at some of the academic offerings at the recent American Philosophical Association conference.
Some survey results offer hope after decades of declining literacy.
Arguably the most historic press coverage its publisher ever got, cro looks back at how the Soviet Union’s state press covered the founding of Accuracy In Academia during the Cold War.
At Columbia, the principal anti-Israel voices are not student leaders and groups but faculty and academic departments.
Since the whole language method of teaching left students knowing no language, it may be time to take a second look at phonics.
Our African-American family’s education in Kwanzaa continues to this day.
Government officials now remove every vestige of religion from public agencies and places, including schools, but the founders of those institutions may have had other ideas.
Though few educators themselves can tell you whether teachers give too much or too little homework, most research shows that students are not overburdened with studying.
The push towards equality in education has made a casualty of excellence, a political science professor finds.
“Similarly, in high academe, the philosophy of sex and love, not to mention the long history of social-science research on sexuality, from Kinsey to the present, occupies solid, reputable ground.”— Carlin Romano, professor of philosophy and humanities at Ursinus College and author of America the Philosophical (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).
At the 2013 Modern Language Association meeting of English professors in Boston, nary a word was spoken against the president. Yet and still, one of his policies came in for some surprising criticism.
Find out what happens when a university lets students have their way with the school Facebook page.
Find out what the Modern Language Association considers the new normal.
At the Modern Language Association, scholars traced British playwright Harold Pinter’s literary, and liquid, legacy.
Find out which president’s appointee handed out fascist propoganda to his compatriots.
Was Edgar Allan Poe a wild colonial boy?
You can find unparalleled wisdom at the Modern Language Association (MLA). Unfortunately, it is usually presented in the type of jargon English professors like to use.
A panel of professors at the Modern Language Association came up with a new name for environmentalist–eco-cosmopolitan.
Those who think college offers no material relevant to the current scene might be pleasantly, or unpleasantly, surprised.