March 6, 2014
Katrina Gulliver is tired of students calling her by her first name -- and of professors who encourage the practice.
February 27, 2014
The idea of "students as consumers" continues to grow, and to erode key values in higher education, writes Nate Kreuter.
February 14, 2014
We need a new instructional model to replace the lecture-only format, but let’s not simply replace one rigid approach with another, Pamela Barnett argues. Rhetoric matters.
May 20, 2013
When humanities professors plan their courses, writes Michael P. Ryan, they should ask students what they would like to see on the syllabus.
May 14, 2013
Teaching ethics should be part of the job of all faculty members in all disciplines, writes C.K. Gunsalus.
May 9, 2013
The growth in the number of professors teaching fully or mostly online gives community college students far fewer opportunities to interact with possible advisers and mentors, writes Keith Kroll.
April 30, 2013
Disciplines that are under siege would do well to reject the models for their fields that were created by elite universities and that scare off students and the public, write Chris Buczinsky and Robert Frodeman.
April 22, 2013
Students may be more willing to welcome significant learning experiences than critics of academe realize, at least if professors make the right assignments, writes Robert M. Eisinger.
April 1, 2013
There are important elements of teaching for which PowerPoint is only of minimal help, writes Christopher Conway.
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