Why Teaching Is Not Priority No. 1

Corey Wascinski for The Chronicle

Even though students compliment him on his teaching, says Andrew Hacker, an emeritus professor of political science at CUNY's Queens College, he doesn’t know for sure whether he is getting through to them.
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With lavish recreation centers and sophisticated research laboratories, life on college campuses is drastically different from what it was 100 years ago. But one thing has stayed virtually the same: classroom teaching. Professors still design...

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