Transforming the Student Experience

Transforming the Student Experience
Mar 16, 2017
Big for-profit American Public now offers competency-based undergraduate degrees that don’t rely on the credit-hour standard, but federal aid isn’t part of the mix, for now.
Feb 22, 2017
Texas A&M professor creates video game to teach students introductory calculus, one of the most difficult academic subjects. 

Opinion

November 15, 2017

Christopher Haynes argues that instructors teaching online courses should embrace unanticipated and unconstrained time -- something he’s learned a lot about from his toddler.

November 15, 2017

The answer, writes Josh Kim, is people.

November 8, 2017

Salena Rabidoux and Amy Rottmann provide instructors easy-to-follow tips and techniques for developing evergreen videos that engage students.

November 8, 2017

One of the most useful practices is to establish netiquette guidelines, which are indispensable for teaching about inequality and oppression, writes Abby L. Ferber.

November 1, 2017

A campus filled with solar panels shows prospective students more about the institution's willingness to lead than traditional marketing efforts, Josh Kim says.

November 1, 2017

Open education resources can catalyze a much-needed national conversation about what we mean by “public” higher education, Robin DeRosa writes.

October 25, 2017

How critical discourse about the future of higher education gets discouraged.

October 25, 2017

A recent blog post was wrong about massive open online courses, Arshad Ahmad and Barbara Oakley write. MOOCs aren't the promised panacea, but they are neither dangerous nor dead.

October 18, 2017

Josh Kim asks Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, to articulate his company’s new strategy, rebrand the iTunesU app and fund technology efforts by innovative educators.

October 18, 2017

Amy Rottmann and Salena Rabidoux recommend these free, easy-to-use presentation tools to improve student outcomes in online courses.

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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

Big for-profit American Public now offers competency-based undergraduate degrees that don’t rely on the credit-hour standard, but federal aid isn’t part of the mix, for now.

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.

March 10, 2017

Presidents can use a reality check when it comes to the good and not-so-good circumstances and events occurring on our campuses, writes Kevin Kruger.

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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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