About half of all freshmen say their courses pushed them to do their best work, according to this year’s National Survey of Student Engagement.
A professor drew widespread scorn for trying to block reporters from covering the unrest that recently gripped the campus. Some faculty members are raising the incident in their classrooms.
Gallows humor masks feelings of helplessness and anger as faculty members speculate on the grim probability of more classroom shootings.
A landmark privacy-rights decision resulted from a Facebook representative's visit to a law-school classroom at Santa Clara University. A professor there describes what happened.
A handful of instructors have recently drawn fire for issuing guidelines on the use of certain words. The debate is a critical one, scholars say.
The findings of a nine-state study will help policy makers and colleges compare academic quality across institutions, say researchers.
Michael Wesch believes that college teaching should transform the learner. He’s sharing that philosophy through short videos on his new website, My Teaching Notebook.
Scholars of race have seized on social movements like #BlackLivesMatter to enliven their courses. But their efforts have taken a personal toll.
The system’s new Rio Grande Valley campus hopes to use TEx, or "Total Educational Experience," to keep students in science, technology, and related fields.
Carl Wieman argues that the best indicator of teaching effectiveness lies in the use of techniques known to improve student outcomes.
It didn't take long for the New England Patriots' surreal scandal to end up in a course catalog. But a professor and a dean say their class is much more than a simple gimmick.
Cumulative finals are important, says one expert on learning and memory. But professors can help students even more by also requiring frequent, low-stakes quizzes.
"Flipping" has become a buzzword. Maybe a colleague down the hall is trying it, or you're thinking about it yourself.
We've published features and advice looking at the issue from a variety of perspectives, and we've collected the best of those articles in a convenient booklet.
With cheating investigations under way at Dartmouth College and Duke University, we asked the experts what every professor should know.