Teaching

Teaching Sans Trans Fats

In the dining hall and the curriculum, culinary programs are reducing or eliminating the use of oils that can lead to health problems.

Training Teachers Who Will Stay

Foundation starts two fellowships with aim of infusing education programs with a more clinical curriculum and finding mentors for new teachers.

The Pedagogy of Place

Historians discuss ways to teach students -- and themselves -- more about the cities where they work and live.

Integrating International Faculty

Researchers consider issues specific to foreign-born faculty and ways to help them adjust.

Rethinking Remedial Education

In statewide effort, community colleges in California experiment with new models for "basic skills" instruction and student services.

'Business' by Any Other Name...

Many liberal arts colleges have long struggled to balance increasing emphases on professional preparation with a core curriculum. Business, in particular, has been blooming.

But not without significant discussions at administrative and faculty levels about what that business education should look like -- and not without some aversion to calling the final products "business" programs.

Evolution of a Writing Program

Dartmouth announces changes in its approach to teaching writing and speech.

Jury Sides With Blackboard in Patent Case

Desire2Learn ordered to pay $3.1 million to learning software giant in infringement lawsuit that is hugely unpopular with college technology officials.

Tomorrow's Doctors: Less Empathetic Tomorrow Than Today

“Is There Hardening of the Heart During Medical School?” asks a new study appearing in March’s Academic Medicine.

Seems so.

Students Prefer Intensive Courses

Study compares their views on the same courses, taught with regular semester schedule and longer sessions over shorter time period. Students prefer latter.

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