Transforming Teaching & Learning

Transforming Teaching & Learning Archive

The Power of Peer Interaction

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

8 Ways to Improve Group Work Online

Guiding students in effective collaboration is one of the best ways to mentor them in this crisis, Cathy N. Davidson and Christina Katopodis argue, offering advice for how to do so successfully.

Funny How That Works

Eugenia Villa-Cuesta, a biology professor, explains how improv training rescued her in the classroom.

The Need to Combat a False Growth Mind-Set

Misperceptions among college instructors about the concept may actually be harming some students in their moments of greatest need, warns Omid Fotuhi.

Needed: A New Rehearsal Space for Democracy

General education represents the best and last chance for students to debate broad human problems, yet far too few institutions are giving them the opportunity, argue Andrew Delbanco and Jon Parrish Peede.


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