Streamlining the Path to Program Completion  

Community colleges are exploring structured approaches that more efficiently guide students through the course-selection process. No, it's not about killing the liberal arts.

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4-Part Plan Seeks to Fix Mathematics Education  

The way colleges teach math has long been criticized as outdated. Now a new player is fostering fresh approaches.

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If Skills Are the New Canon, Are Colleges Teaching Them?  

For a long time, disciplinary content was king. Now just about everyone agrees that students should learn skills like critical thinking. What's trickier is how.

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The Case Against Mandating Math for Students  

Algebra and other theoretical-math courses are barriers to college and prevent students from graduating while offering little tangible benefit, a political scientist argues in a new book.

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Flagging Disciplines Reclaim Their Relevance  

Facing stagnant enrollment, some foreign-language departments remake the curriculum to demonstrate their value to students and colleges. They may have lessons for other beleaguered programs as well.

How to Teach the Super Bowl

At Syracuse University about 100 students will be watching Sunday’s game with an eye toward its societal, economic, and cultural implications.