In keeping John C. Calhoun’s name on a college, Yale University says it welcomes the chance to teach American history. Here’s how that has worked out on three other campuses.
The new online-technologies commons will help faculty members find tools to use in their classrooms, and yield insights on which lead to positive student outcomes.
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.