Forum Theme 1
Truth be told, "Academic Rigor" doesn't have all that many supporters in academia. At best the concept fosters mixed feelings, especially in younger faculty; at worst, outright avoidance. Of course "rigor" as a concept gets lip service in catalogs and course descriptions, but as an applied value it's hard to come by, at least from what I've observed. Why is this?
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"On Academic Rigor As Simple Consistency and Interactive Standards,"
UNIversitas: Journal of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity: Vol. 1
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/universitas/vol1/iss1/13