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Subject: 10/24/2002 Daily Report from The Chronicle of Higher Education
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* DESPITE THEIR EFFORTS to become bigger players in the field
of teacher education, community colleges remain a largely
untapped source for supplying some of the 2.4 million new
teachers needed in the United States, according to a report
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2002/10/2002102403n.htm
LIVE DISCUSSION ON FRIDAY: ADOPTION STUDIES
What does the field of adoption studies reveal about American
concepts of family and identity? Barbara Melosh, a professor at
George Mason University and the author of a forthcoming book on
the history of adoption in America, will respond to questions
and comments on Friday at 1 p.m., U.S. Eastern time. You may
post questions in advance.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2002/10/adoption/
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK'S CHRONICLE
AN ANTHROPOLOGIST CROSSES THE LINE: Ansley Hamid, a City
University of New York researcher studying the culture of heroin
users, decided to become a part of that culture, with disastrous
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i09/09a00801.htm
THE TIES THAT BIND: Barbara Melosh, a historian at George Mason
University, challenges the assumption that adoption is on the
rise in the United States and examines what constitutes a family
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i09/09a01201.htm
ABSTRACTION REACTION: A new book suggests that the Darwinian age
prompted evolution in the visual arts.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i09/09b01901.htm
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