Down with Research Papers!

They rely on easily accessible sources and deference to conventional opinion; students should be assigned essays instead.

The Mind of a Plagiarist

Many students try to escape doing work by plagiarizing–but their profound ignorance often trips them up.

Forget U.

Tradition depends on memory, but modern culture depends on forgetting.

Literacy Lost

University faculty are finally noticing that college students don’t read very well, but Neil Postman and Jacques Ellul saw it years ago.