The days of coming in to see the professor aren't over, but some courses at traditional colleges are experimenting with virtual office hours and help in real time.
Responding to student pressure, the College of Business at Illinois State keeps its business-casual requirement but lessens consequences for violations.
A philosophy professor at McGill University requires a perfect score to continue class on Plato -- and students complain. Prisoners chained in a cave?
U. of Iowa's nursing college shifts emphasis away from undergraduates and toward students who can soon enter the teaching ranks.
Retired philosopher and Pittsburgh provost Rudolph Weingartner's book examines liberal education, the life of the student and the nature of teaching.
Vice is alive and well in the dorm. Now a group originating at Harvard Law School seeks to bring it into the teaching realm. Is poker a winning academic bet?
Academic officers discuss what it means to think about science as a liberal arts subject.
A professor and a technology specialist discuss their attempt to bring term papers out into the open with the resource many faculty members abhor.
Ball State U. evaluates a faculty initiative aimed at improving teaching strategies in first-year courses and bringing retention up.
Public health courses, still far from common at colleges, should become the norm, according to a consortium of academic groups.
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