Interesting Reading

Enjoy articles that pertain to issues in higher education.

The Shadow Scholar

An article written by a man who writes papers for desperate students.

Cell Phone: Friend or Foe of Learning?

This document is part of an On Course Ambassadors' listserv discussion about cell phones in the classroom. It began with the following request for suggestions:

I am so tired of watching students ruin their chances of passing my math course because of their addiction to their phones. I'm also tired of being the cell phone "police." Does anyone have a technique that works in their classroom?

Validation Experiences and Persistence Among Community College Students

This study is based on the proposition that when students are validated (recognized, respected, and seen as valued), they are more likely to remain in college.

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