Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Dec 03, 2020
Author discusses his new book to promote more effective teaching in colleges and universities.  
Nov 17, 2020
In his new book, James M. Lang argues that trying to end students' distraction is a losing proposition. Instead, instructors should focus on capturing students' attention -- that's a winnable strategy.

Surveys

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Blogs

Peaks and Valleys
October 29, 2020 - 3:00am

An instructor wonders: Which leaders from history will my students see as weak and strong?

Peaks and Valleys
September 17, 2020 - 3:00am

These are required elements of a COVID-19-era hybrid course, a president (and instructor) learns.

Peaks and Valleys
August 7, 2020 - 3:00am

Mining a lifetime of workplace experiences for the curriculum for a new course for the fall.

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December 4, 2020
December 3, 2020

Author discusses his new book to promote more effective teaching in colleges and universities.

 

December 2, 2020

Students, professors and administrators need a deeper understanding of how human disparities have developed, why they persist and how they evolve over time, write William A. Darity Jr., Malachi Hacohen and Adam Hollowell.

November 24, 2020

California State University will require students to take ethnic studies, but the faculty and system remain divided over how to put the new requirement into place.

November 20, 2020

Jonathan Zimmerman's critique of college teaching doesn't account for the significant investment that many institutions and organizations have made in professional development for the faculty.

November 18, 2020

A group of non-Black scholars, Learning Scientists for Racial Justice, invites other professors to work together to strengthen teaching and take concrete actions in support of Black lives.

November 10, 2020
November 3, 2020
  • Albany Law School announced a new suite of online graduate programs for professionals seeking to advance their careers in human resources. The program is called Human Resources: Law, Leadership, and Policy, and it is offered in three tracks: as a master of science in legal studies concentration; as an LL.M. concentration; or as an advanced professional certificate.
November 2, 2020

We know about gender bias in student ratings of professors. A new study finds the same, troubling trend in evaluations of teaching assistants.

October 28, 2020

In educational institutions today, students must grapple with real life-and-death decisions, writes Rita Kirk.

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November 17, 2020

In his new book, James M. Lang argues that trying to end students' distraction is a losing proposition. Instead, instructors should focus on capturing students' attention -- that's a winnable strategy.

November 13, 2020

Survey finds undergrads feel modestly more engaged -- especially when they think their professors have made an effort -- and are somewhat likelier to continue their educations.

November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

October 27, 2020

With some colleges and universities planning to continue online learning into the spring, students are now looking at over a year of learning from home. How will their well-being and academics be affected?

October 6, 2020

Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.

August 5, 2020

Professors' experiment suggests the limits of on-campus, hybrid instruction this fall. Big Ten universities expand sharing of online courses.

July 29, 2020

As colleges head toward the remote fall they dreaded, they must deliver a more compelling learning experience than last spring's. Most think it will be better, but it may not give students what they crave.

July 8, 2020

Professors and students alike viewed their remote learning experience most favorably this spring when their courses incorporated more "best practices." That's the path to making the inevitable virtual education better this fall.

July 1, 2020

Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?

June 24, 2020

Jenae Cohn envisions how the term may unfold for a faculty member who remains off campus in September.

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