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Research is playing a bigger role in faculty evaluations, while collegiality is declining in importance, study suggests. Student evaluations remain important in assessing faculty, but could be given less weight going forward.
Students in science and math fields learn more and fail courses less when their instructors use methods other than lecturing, a massive study finds.
As students' adherence to the Middlebury honor code wanes, the entire economics department will start proctoring exams to catch cheaters.
The state of academic rigor and student engagement in the classroom isn't in a total state of decay, but there is plenty to be desired, study suggests.
Did the plagiarism detection software Turnitin cut "unoriginal writing" by almost 40 percent? Not so fast, one researcher says.
For women, and especially disadvantaged women, what they study may be more important than where they study -- if they aspire to close the pay gap with men.
McGill professor -- petitioned by students to extend a paper deadline -- makes them laugh while turning them down.
Email from Berkeley lecturer to his students draws praise for his comments on the value of education -- and some criticism for his refusal to honor a picket line.
In two separate analyses, researchers cast doubt about claims made by Purdue on the impact of its early-warning system on retention.
Despite a seemingly critical new study, the debate about flipping the classroom still tends to favor those in support.
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