Teaching

Faith on the Quad

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Scholars issue draft "declaration" calling for expanded role of religion in curriculum and student life -- at religious and secular colleges.

A Different Take on Classroom 'Fairness'

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When David Horowitz talks about fair treatment of students in the classroom, perceived political bias is front and center. But put a bunch of professors together to discuss that subject, and grading tops the list.

At a session entitled “Perceptions of Fairness in the College Classroom,” at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities in Washington Thursday, faculty members pondered the student who works his or her tail off, but never quite edges out some talented peers who rarely study but ace the test nonetheless.

Promoting Liberal Education

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Presidents, provosts, deans and professors consider principles and data they need to promote their curricular ideals.

Exito Calculado

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UT-Austin graduates more Hispanic students in mathematics than any other college -- and not just because they're in Texas.

Copy Cat Copy Case

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Publishers allege copyright violations against Florida copy shop owner for second time since 2002.

Facebook Face Off

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Professors rally around students who used online service to post comments about a T.A. and her class.

Avoid Whatever Offends You

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Arizona Senate panel -- following complaint over "The Ice Storm" -- votes to give students right to demand alternative books.

Scientific Revolution

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Professors at UT-Austin -- with a few disciplines leading the way -- voice concerns about proposals to overhaul curriculum.

George Carlin Need Not Apply

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Popular professor at Harrisburg Area Community College suspended after report he used the f-word in class.

Peer to Peer

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Group discussion, long part of humanities courses, is on the rise in science classrooms -- even in large classes.

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