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Articles by author: Jen Greenholt

Celebrating the Old and New Together

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On an autumn day in downtown Boston… I walk into the final, special exhibit in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It’s called Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books. Dim lamps and dark green walls surround glass cases with carefully lighted displays, showing a...
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Six Tips to Research Well in the Digital Age

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Research in the digital age is a new beast. Students today have access to more and more information, but rather than making research skills less important, widespread access to the Internet makes it even more crucial to learn how to research well. This article provides...
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How to Build Academic Integrity and Avoid Plagiarism

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Note: This is a great article to read with your Challenge-aged students to start the conversation about academic honesty over the summer while there are no looming deadlines. You may want to consider printing the sidebar and posting it near your student's workspace. “...
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Let’s Build Something Together – A Blueprint to Restore the Art of Debate

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Particularly in the midst of a heated U.S. presidential election season, it’s difficult to make the case that debate, as we know it today, is a constructive endeavor. I say that despite—or perhaps because—I debated competitively in high school. My debating experience...
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Conjunction and Blessing—What I’ve Learned about Assessment

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When medieval knights wanted to insult someone, they threw down a gauntlet, challenging him to a duel; in Shakespeare’s England, a man might bite his thumb at someone to insult him. We southerners prefer a more devious method: the “bless your heart—.” This...
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