Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

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Archive

September 5, 2017

A year after instructor of the university’s largest course said it was fine for students to watch videos instead of coming to class, he changes his mind.

August 31, 2017

Study by British university finds the practice does little to eliminate achievement gaps.

August 29, 2017

Coding boot camps act as an auxiliary to a college education, not as an alternative, and they use advertising and intensive admissions processes to find students who succeed, write Quinn Burke, Louise Ann Lyon and James Bowring.

August 28, 2017

We in higher education do a poor job helping students translate the specific content or knowledge gained in our classrooms into a tool that will help them thrive in life, writes Cathy N. Davidson.

August 24, 2017

Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age.

August 22, 2017

Turn to any news outlet, and you will find a public opinion poll bearing a college or university affiliation, writes Mileah Kromer, but few people on campuses even know how survey labs function, let alone the benefits they provide.

August 21, 2017

Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.

August 18, 2017

Professor found guilty of sexual harassment will return to San Jose State this month to teach trauma counseling. Students plan to protest.

August 15, 2017

Sociologists talk about teaching in the political now, with an emphasis on critical media literacy, ground rules for a discussion and an understanding that students see sociology classrooms as somewhere to try to make sense of current events.

August 14, 2017

Conservative websites publicized and mocked a syllabus offering to let students grade themselves. Syllabus was pulled. But professor says he never intended the statement as more than a way to start a conversation.

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