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crit

[krit]
(nucleonics)
The mass of fissionable material that is critical under a given set of conditions; sometimes applied to the mass of an untamped critical sphere of fissionable material.
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For spectators, the crits offer a chance to see the racers riding by every few minutes, as leaders change and teams jockey throughout the race.
The questionnaire used for this research covered topics including; the purpose, educational goals, effectiveness, and students' reactions to both desk crits and juries.
Their exhibition, called Crit, opens at The Old Library in Cardiff on Saturday and the gallery space will include a board where visitors can leave their comments on the artwork.
of Detroit Mercy's Electronic Critique (E- Crit) Program--an interdisciplinary program combining English, communications, computer information systems, and art--and how digital media can be incorporated into academic discourse, scholarly practices, pedagogy, and institutional structures at any university.
In the November 2006 issue of the Mark Twain Circular, the byline for "Tribute to Ed Branch" was rendered as "Robert Hirsch." The General Editor of the Mark Twain Project, who wrote the article, is, of course, Robert Hirst, not "Hirsch." In my abject apology to Bob for the error, I blamed it on having, as a frequent teacher of lit crit, spent too much time meditating on the work of E.
But the quarter of a million tenured and tenure-track faculty members currently teaching in community colleges all went to graduate school somewhere, Wouldn't it be nice if someone at a university that has turned out large numbers of community college faculty recognized that phenomenon, valorized it (as we say in lit crit), and decided to concentrate consciously on doing it well rather than doing it as a byproduct of some other activity?
Perhaps this is one reason why many of the issues dealt with in this long and fascinating study have also surfaced in recent crit icism of the "Gothic." It has become a critical commonplace to look to the marginal, the popular, and the ephemeral for information about other cultures, and this is what Alison Winter has done.
"The Crit tool set is another good step in Web evolution toward the complete feature set needed to truly revolutionize how we collectively develop and apply knowledge--in business and throughout society," said Doug Engelbart, a pioneer of hypertext as well as an inventor of the computer mouse and graphical user interface.