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Thought & Action Fall 2006

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An Overview (, 39 KB, 2pp)
Con Lehane

Are You as Good a Teacher as You Think? (, 105 KB, 8pp)
Paul C. Price

Common Errors in Calculating Final Grades (, 79 KB, 8pp)
Richard W. Francis

Ideology and Ideological State Syllabi (, 127 KB, 8pp)
William Vaughn

School on Probation: Teaching That Changes Lives (, 117 KB, 10pp)
Taylor Stoehr

Science as a Borderless Discipline (, 110 KB, 8pp)
Diana R. Cundell

Special Focus: The Academy at Work

On the Brink: Assessing the Status of the American Faculty (, 110 KB, 12pp)
Jack H. Schuster & Martin J. Finkelstein

Extra! Extra! NEA organizational specialist Christine Maitland, a former student of Schuster asked him a couple of questions about the article above and the book he and Finkelstein wrote. Take a look.

Higher Education Under Siege: Implications for Public Intellectuals (, 244 KB, 16pp)
Henry A. Giroux

Beyond the 'Chilly Climate': Eliminating Bias Against Women and Fathers in Academe (, 162 KB, 18pp)
Joan C. Williams, Tamina Alon, and Stephanie Bornstein

Community College Faculty and Web-based Classes (, 129 KB, 14pp)
Vernon C. Smith and Gary Rhoades

Higher Ed Staff Personal Economies: We Can't Eat Prestige (, 90 KB, 10pp)
Janine Bonk, Jane Crouch, Marie Kilian, and Loraine Lowell

Challenging Stereotypes That Interfere With Effective Governance (, 178 KB, 14pp)
Adrianna Kezar, Jaime Lester, and Gregory Anderson

A Case for Revisiting Tenure Requirements (, 164 KB, 8pp)
Dianne Rush Woods

From Art to Alienated Labor: The Degradation of Academic Work (, 161 KB, 16pp)
Jeff Lustig


Whither the Professoriate? (, 61 KB, 4pp)
Reviews of The American Faculty: The Restructuring of Academic Work and Careers
By Jack H. Schuster & Martin J. Finkelstein
Reviewed by Philip G. Altbach

Rich Man, Poor Man (, 55 KB, 2pp)
A Review of Aiding Students, Buying Students: Financial Aid in America
By Rupert Wilkinson
Reviewed by Sara Goldrick-Rab

A Manual for Action (, 61 KB, 4pp)
A Review of Reclaiming the Ivory Tower: Organizing Adjuncts to Change Higher Education
By Joe Berry
Reviewed by Craig Flanery

The Not-so Silent Generation (, 58 KB, 3pp)
A Review of Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965
By Linda Eisenmann
Reviewed by Philo Hutcheson


Letters to the editor (, 42 KB, 2pp)

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