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Study of the Week: What Actually Helps Poor Students? Human Beings
"What’s shared by tutoring, small group instruction, cooperative learning, and feedback and progress monitoring – the interventions that come out looking best? The influence of another human being. The ability to work closely with others, particularly trained professionals, to go through the hard, inherently social work of error and correction and trying again."
Why Isn’t My Professor Conservative?
An article primarily focused on reasons other than discrimination as to why conservatives are underrepresented amongst the professoriate in modern universities.
Does power really corrupt?
... or is this conclusion found in academic journals in part as a result of publication bias?