Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
May 24, 2018
Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 
Kumar Yelamarthi, professor of electrical engineering at Central Michigan University, looks at circuit projects with his students
Apr 18, 2018
Engineering students in Michigan will troubleshoot circuits and then swap findings with students in Ireland to complete their projects.

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Archive

April 6, 2018

Two professors resign from MassArt following harassment allegations. Are art schools taking a harder line against professors in era of Me Too? Are academic and artistic freedom at risk?

April 5, 2018

In an era of record student debt and continuing retention challenges, it's worth asking whether we might find ways to cut general-education requirements by half, argues Zachary Michael Jack.

April 3, 2018

It's not enough to say that they pick up critical thinking skills, write Sam Wineburg, Joel Breakstone and Mark Smith. It's time to offer evidence.

April 2, 2018

New study of undergraduate STEM courses finds that lectures remain dominant -- despite finding after finding questioning their effectiveness.

April 2, 2018

The claim that cutting back on certain liberal arts majors means that an institution cannot be university makes assumptions that are worth examining, writes Greg Summers.

March 28, 2018

Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest?

March 28, 2018

SUNY Geneseo graduated 35 physics majors last year -- about 30 more than the nation's average at institutions without graduate programs.

March 27, 2018

Finding many educators are using outdated flipped learning techniques, a new group proposes global training standards to keep them up to date.

March 27, 2018

The German apprenticeship model offers many valuable lessons but must be adapted to be successful in the U.S., writes Thomas Lichtenberger.

March 22, 2018

New study of faculty motivation for teaching says certain kinds of motivation -- intrinsic and believing that teaching is important -- are linked to use of best teaching practices, across institution types. Rewards and guilt appear to have no bearing on best practices.

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