Not only have we always been distracted; we have always been unhappy about it. Here’s Part 1 of a new series on distraction in the college classroom, and what to do about it.
The political conventions offered academics a few lessons on what to do — and a lot on what not to do — in a virtual classroom
6 ways to lead meaningful class discussions in an asynchronous online forum
It’s time to approach online teaching, not from a deficit mentality, but from an openness to its potential.
Four reasons you should join the online-teaching movement and spend some time this summer polishing your digital skills.
A professor creates a syllabus to guide herself and other faculty members in preparing for more remote teaching this fall, amid Covid-19.
No matter how much faculty members prepare for another semester of virtual instruction this fall, we will not satisfy students who made a deliberate choice to attend a physical campus.
A professor reflects on what she’s learned from the tumult of the spring semester and what she plans to do differently in the fall.
Why academics must resist the urge to use the pandemic to judge the value of online teaching.
The possibility is becoming more likely. Colleges should have a plan.
Sure, a first-year writing course can spur creativity or activism, but those are byproducts, not its main purpose.
The first day of class is crucial both for your students and for you. This guide will help you make opening day as effective as possible.
A look at the the ethical dilemmas facing disadvantaged college students as they struggle to balance home-life pressures with higher education.
Feedback can be a powerful force in college classrooms. This comprehensive guide will show you how to provide it in more effective ways.
In fact, lecturing can be a good teaching tool, but only if the lecture is designed to produce good learning.