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Fear and Fear in Post-secondary Education

A professor teaching freshman writing at a local private university let their students pick the topic for their long research papers, with the stipulation that it had to "intervene with current scholarship and expert opinion on a current theoretical problem." The topics chosen were surprising, funny, and troubling on a number of levels.

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