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Leah Rang
As a development editor at Bedford/St. Martin’s, I recognize the importance of keeping connected to the first-year writing classroom – to new pedagogy and practice, to instructors, and to students. Our English editorial team learns a great deal from working with our distinguished authors, communicating with instructors during textbook
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Nicole Gibbs
September 7th @ 2:00 PM ETIn the search for and creation of open educational resources (OER), faculty must be aware of copyright and open license protections and uses of materials under the law. All types of works have a license outlining terms or conditions of use. This webinar will review all forms of licensing of published and unpublished works
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Jack Solomon
As I head into the summer recess for my Bits blogs, I find myself contemplating the cultural significance of the rise and apparent fall of Theranos, the troubled biotech startup that was once heralded as a disruptive force that would revolutionize the blood testing industry, and, not so incidentally, produce a new generation of high-tech
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Jonathan Alexander
[This post was originally published on October 30, 2012.]   As a writing program administrator, I spend precious little time actually teaching first-year students, and instead have shifted much of my professional energy to teaching teachers, faculty development, and designing and assessing curricula.  I compensate by fantasizing about
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