Will active learning be possible if colleges have physically distanced classrooms this fall?

Advocates for active learning worry that their favored approach will be hard to pull off in physically distanced classrooms -- and that instructors will revert to the straightforward lecture.

New resources to help support faculty with quality online instruction

Anticipating continued remote instruction this fall, nonprofits, ed-tech companies and institutions race to provide faculty with the resources and training they need to teach well online.

The student view of this spring's shift to remote learning

A professor's in-depth survey of students before and after courses went virtual offers insights into how colleges can improve. The key elements: a thoughtful mix of flexibility and structure.

Who owns all that course content you're putting online?

Copyright ownership concerns abound in the rapid shift to remote instruction.

One option for delivering instruction if campuses open this fall: HyFlex

The HyFlex course model is getting buzz as one way colleges could educate students if their campuses are open but physical distancing remains. A panel of experts discusses the pros and cons.

Online proctoring is surging during COVID-19

Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?

Parking lot Wi-Fi is a way of life for many students

Using Wi-Fi ready college parking lots is now a way of life for students with limited or no internet access.

Plans for fall assume professors will be willing to teach. Will they?

Faculty members concerned about health and safety want a say in the conditions under which they'll be working if they are expected to teach in person next fall.

Why remote instruction may be better than online for high-touch residential colleges

Might high-touch, residential colleges be better off tweaking the synchronous instruction they've done this spring rather than making a bigger shift if campuses are still closed to students in the fall? One campus official makes that case.

Synchronous instruction is hot right now, but is it sustainable?

Synchronous instruction is trending, but experts say a more intentional mix of live and asynchronous classwork is necessary for future remote terms.


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