Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
This image shows Drew McKevitt's explanatory syllabus for his upcoming flipped classroom approach to teaching intro to world history. The image is divided into two sections: "This Class is Weird. What's Going On Here?" and "So what does that mean for you?
Aug 08, 2018
An instructor's explanatory syllabus prompts a discussion of how students perceive new learning models, and how much they want to know about pedagogy before a class begins.

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Archive

July 18, 2018

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 17, 2018

Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018

Study after study has shown higher course pass rates than in traditional remedial courses, writes Alexandra W. Logue, so why doesn't everybody know about it?

July 10, 2018

Facing a budget cut and clogged general education courses, Stephen F. Austin optimized its course schedule to add faculty lines that paid for themselves, and then some.

July 10, 2018

The best college teaching has always included both rational argument and emotional insight -- a combination that is more crucial than ever in classrooms today, argues John R. Swallow.

July 9, 2018

Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with a Marquette professor in a widely followed case involving academic freedom and professional responsibilities toward students.

July 9, 2018

San Francisco State University students graduate at higher rates when they pass ethnic studies courses, but not everyone agrees on what this means.

July 5, 2018

Senior theses are widely used to let students demonstrate what they've learned in undergrad, but the factors that lead to a high-quality product are not what you might expect, researchers say.

June 27, 2018

New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

June 14, 2018

Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.

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