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.
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.
A professor opts to limit his syllabus to a single, two-sided page. He reports the sky has not fallen.
Two instructors allow students to choose their own attendance policy. The result: More show up to class.
The first day of class is crucial both for your students and for you.
You’re a faculty member, not a trained counselor. But you can play a significant role in guiding a struggling student.
"Transformative" teaching is exhausting. Here are some suggestions on how to lessen the load.
It’s not just about inflicting one more test before the semester ends. There are ways to make it meaningful.
High standards coupled with high expectations — including encouragement, not derision — create real student success.