Students select or reject majors based in large part on the quality of the first college instructor they have in the discipline, new research finds.
Federal judge rejects First Amendment challenge from student who was suspended after he wrote about his affections and physical feelings for his instructor.
Study challenges assumption that professors have become more lenient in evaluating students, or that their grades have less "signaling" power. Another researcher challenges paper as inaccurate.
Deandre Poole, the instructor whose Florida Atlantic U. class exercise involving the word "Jesus" led to death threats and demands that he be fired, offers his first interview on what happened that day, on his faith and on academic freedom.
Florida International University has embarked on an ambitious effort to internationalize the curriculum and assess students' global learning.
To test limits of Johns Hopkins professor's scaled grading policy, all of his students boycott the final -- and all get As as a result.
Knewton says its data-rich system can read students' minds. The company has landed Arizona State and Pearson as partners -- will the rest of higher education follow?
Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.
Bryn Mawr experiments with artificially intelligent teaching software, says "blended" online learning might reinforce, rather than undermine, mission of small, residential colleges.
In a study spanning six public universities, students taught statistics mainly through software learned as much as peers taught primarily by humans. And the robots got the job done quicker.
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