Data Points: More Faculty Members Adopt 'Student Centered' Teaching

Professors are warming to new methods of teaching and testing that experts say are more likely to engage students, a UCLA survey found last year. Below are percentages of faculty members who said they used these approaches in all or most of the courses they taught. Those trends may continue, UCLA says, as full professors retire. Assistant professors were much more likely, for example, to structure teaching around small groups of students, while full