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.
This fall, your institution may be debating new course requirements on race and anti-racism. Here is some advice from the University of Michigan’s 30-year-old requirement.
The political conventions offered academics a few lessons on what to do — and a lot on what not to do — in a virtual classroom
The Chronicle’s annual compendium of data
6 ways to lead meaningful class discussions in an asynchronous online forum
For faculty members heading back to virtual classrooms this fall, the crisis mode of spring is over and the expectations about online professionalism are rising.
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.
It’s only natural to feel a letdown once the initial frenzy of moving courses into a virtual classroom passes.
Yes, it’s possible to shift your lab classes online, using technology, lab kits, and virtual simulations. Here’s how.