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.

Transforming Teaching & Learning Archive

How Teaching Changed in the (Forced) Shift to Remote Learning

New survey documents how professors view this spring's mass move to virtual courses. Key findings: most used new teaching methods, half lowered their expectations for the volume of student work -- and a third for its quality.

Is Pass-Fail an Equity Issue?

Students petition University System of Georgia for pass-fail grading. System's leaders say they trust professors' judgment and students' abilities and will maintain letter grades.

Questions for Connection and Purpose

We need to be intentional and consistent in creating spaces in our classes for students to engage with the evolving world around them, write Jill DeTemple and John Sarrouf, who provide suggestions to help instructors do so.

Learning During the Pandemic

The inequitable ways the move to remote learning has affected different groups of students; are recession-affected students flocking to online courses? What's happening with the fall semester?

Remotely Hands-On

Teaching lab sciences and the fine arts during COVID-19.

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