The Unwritten Rules of College

Josh Hawkins for The Chronicle

Mary-Ann Winkelmes, who trains professors in “transparent” teaching, says the approach helps students understand 
why they have received an assignment, what they are expected to do, and how they will be evaluated.
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Mary-Ann Winkelmes looked out at her students one evening 15 years ago. Even now, she can remember their day jobs: banker, security guard, plumber, lounge singer, priest.

She had dedicated her life to the art and architecture of the Italian...

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