Teaching

You May Have Been YouTubed

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Students start to post videos of professors -- shot secretly -- on popular site. Watch out for your dignity and intellectual property rights.

Learning to Teach

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CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

New Critique of Teacher Ed

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Report from former Teachers College president calls for sweeping changes in how and where future teachers are educated.

The Next Level of Open Source

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Going a step beyond free course materials, Yale will put videos of selected courses online -- available free to anyone.

Direction and Choice

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In Harvard's new take on general education, all undergrads would study the U.S. and religion, and "activity based learning" would be urged. 

Methods for Teaching Math

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A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.

Does 'Value Added' Add Value?

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Listen to some critics of higher education, and you'll hear constant calls for more accountability and assessment.

Frayed Relationships

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A new book says foundations and educational institutions don't always see each other in the best light -- but both sides want better cooperation.

The 'Great Divide' in Religious Studies

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When it comes to introductory courses in religion and theology, the big division isn't a question of faith, but of priorities. 

Students want lots of discussion in class sessions and they want to learn facts about religious groups. They also want to become better people. Professors aren't opposed to any of those things, but they are much more interested in teaching critical thinking. While the numbers vary, the gap between students' and professors' goals for these courses is evident at both religious and non-religious institutions.

From Bad to Worse for David Horowitz

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Pennsylvania panel strips language he liked and affirms that students aren't oppressed for political views. He decries "cabal" for "stealing" report.

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