Good discussions involve taking risks, by the students and the professor. This comprehensive guide is filled with tips to help improve yours.
For undergraduates unaware of the transformative power of print, reading in that format proved illuminating.
How to involve students in your scholarly projects in three ways that are substantive for both them and you.
A good intro course is, most emphatically, not a content-driven information transfer. It’s more like a well-curated collection.
A faculty member pens an ode to the academic miseries (and occasional joys) of April.
Letting students "write" in nontraditional formats has the potential to have a major impact on our classrooms.
It’s that time of the semester when students start to wonder what they can do to boost their final grades.
It turns out online teaching and learning isn’t inherently better or worse than the face-to-face variety — just different.
Apps are training all of us to expect ease in life. But cognitive research shows that the hardest study habits are the most effective.
The idea that professors indoctrinate students is actually a very old accusation. But there are teaching strategies you can use to be sure you are promoting open-mindedness.
Here’s what job candidates need to know about preparing a sample class for an opening at a teaching-oriented college.
A funny thing happens when you decide to believe that most students are trustworthy: They mostly prove you right.
It’s one of the most challenging, miserable, and politically dangerous aspects of any job in academic administration.
Call me unrigorous if you like, but rethinking my assigned-reading lists has reinvigorated my classroom.
A professor enters the world of marketing blurbs, book tours, and career writers, and finds her students.