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

March 11, 2009
With implications for how undergraduates write, and cite, Modern Language Association releases revised handbook for preparing research papers.
February 20, 2009

Catholic University of America may soon have a new freshman curriculum, which some critics say amounts to a new commandment: Thou Shalt Read Homer.

February 18, 2009
Part of the enrollment boom at community colleges comes from those who have left four-year institutions. Their choices -- surprising to some -- are saving money and may improve their odds at earning bachelor's degrees.
February 17, 2009
Idea of shaving a year off of college completion time gains attention. Some see ideal way to cut costs for students and institutions, others see a gimmick, and -- to date -- students haven't embraced it.
February 6, 2009
CUNY's plans to create a new two-year institution, with a core curriculum and requiring full-time enrollment, represents a dramatic shift in the model -- attracting much enthusiasm and a few raised eyebrows.
January 27, 2009
Updated course management software offers increased flexibility and opportunities for social learning, company says.
January 22, 2009
Could timing be right for more colleges to replace traditional A-F scale (which many fear has become an A-B scale) with narrative evaluations? Is the report card the enemy of meaningful assessment?
December 29, 2008
At MLA, professors describe how departments are rethinking curriculums and the tenure-track/adjunct divide. Beyond pedagogy, programs want to protect themselves.
November 12, 2008
Faculty members describe different approaches to incorporating sustainability into their classes, in some very different disciplines.
September 15, 2008
Brown U. considers how to improve students' educational experience -- while not taking away their freedom. Among the strategies: e-portfolios and being overt about priorities.

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