Transforming Teaching & Learning

Can Active Learning Co-Exist With Physically Distanced Classrooms?

Advocates for active learning worry that their favored approach will be hard to pull off in physically distanced classrooms -- and that instructors will revert to the straightforward lecture.

Ramping Up for Remote Instruction

Anticipating continued remote instruction this fall, nonprofits, ed-tech companies and institutions race to provide faculty with the resources and training they need to teach well online.

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Big Proctor

Is the fight against cheating during remote instruction worth enlisting third-party student surveillance platforms?

The Shift to Remote and What's Ahead for Fall: Your Turn

Readers share "feasible" ideas for a fall instructional model with students on campus but physically distancing. And the particular challenges this spring for instructors and students at institutions that use the quarter system rather than semesters.

Why We’re Exhausted by Zoom

Teaching Zoom classes depletes our energy, argues Susan D. Blum, because videoconferencing is nearly a replication of face-to-face interaction but not quite.

The ‘Right Not to Work’

Faculty members concerned about health and safety want a say in the conditions under which they'll be working if they are expected to teach in person next fall.

The Case for Block Scheduling in the Fall

The approach has always offered flexibility and focus, and in our current situation, it provides numerous other advantages as well, writes Perry L. Glanzer.

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