Transforming the Student Experience

Transforming the Student Experience
Sep 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.
Feb 22, 2017
Texas A&M professor creates video game to teach students introductory calculus, one of the most difficult academic subjects. 

Opinion

December 2, 2020

As we prepare to launch another semester mostly online, we are better informed than we were in the spring and fall semesters. From experiences with rapidly applied pedagogies to better understanding of how our students’ radically altered lives impact their learning, we must adapt.

November 19, 2020

As we continue to advance online services to distant students, bandwidth becomes ever more important. Virtual laboratories are beginning to take advantage of virtual reality, augmented reality and an assortment of associated technologies that rely on highly sophisticated networking.

November 10, 2020

Many colleges are closing their campuses after Thanksgiving and moving online. Spring terms will be delayed, break canceled, and online strategies remain at the forefront of delivery modes for the rest of 2021. What lies ahead?

October 29, 2020

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

October 28, 2020

A series of events has converged to put new impetus behind sharing courses online. The COVID-19 pandemic, rapid deployment of remote learning, growth of MOOCs and mounting financial pressure on colleges and universities have combined to open minds on this topic.

October 14, 2020

We are planning for AI to help universities recruit, oversee adaptive learning and drive intelligent chat boxes, but there is much more ahead in the near future. Are we are underestimating the future of AI connected through a brain-computer interface in education?

October 1, 2020

Worldwide, lives are stressed and strained by COVID-19. Nowhere is that more evident than in the lives of students, staff and faculty members engaged in the transformed role of online learning.

September 30, 2020

Detaching quality from inputs while also unbundling the notion that there is only one definition of quality.

September 23, 2020

It's more than an attitude -- it's displayed in our practices and services.

September 23, 2020

Responding to Susan Resneck Pierce's excellent Views piece, "Beyond Incrementalism."

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Archive

September 11, 2018

Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

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.

March 29, 2017

Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

March 16, 2017

Despite all the talk about the need for innovation, colleges and universities today are changing too quickly, not too slowly, argues Johann N. Neem.

Archive

February 22, 2017

Texas A&M professor creates video game to teach students introductory calculus, one of the most difficult academic subjects. 

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