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.
With cheating investigations under way at Dartmouth College and Duke University, we asked the experts what every professor should know.
Colleges have long seen students as passive receivers of content. That view is changing, and it could portend an even more "radical" shift in teaching.
The ratings persist, a new paper argues, because they are easy to produce and offer the comfort of a number. But they make no sense statistically.