Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching Archives

Wednesday

October 24, 2018 8:50 pm

Don’t double major!

static.nytimes.com/email-content/TY_6943.html

Tuesday

October 23, 2018 1:52 pm

Something for D3 schools to think about

“Put another way, college sports at elite schools are a quiet sort of affirmative action for affluent white kids, and…

Sunday

October 21, 2018 5:55 pm

The Unforgiven

www.npr.org/2018/10/17/653853227/the-student-loan-whistleblower

Thursday

October 18, 2018 10:29 am

What Factors Hold Back the Careers of Women and Faculty of Color? Columbia U. Went Looking for Answers – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The university has released detailed data on how salary, workload, work-life balance, and climate issues affect scholars’ experience on campus….

Wednesday

October 17, 2018 11:39 am

7 Bricks to Lay the Foundation for Productive Difficult Dialogues

Think ahead about what topics you are teaching and whether hot moments might be triggered. Chances are you know when…

Monday

October 15, 2018 3:36 pm

The important role faculty members play in advising students (essay)

Students like Nayla Kidd at Columbia University might not disappear from college if they had the opportunity to have meaningful…

Monday

October 15, 2018 11:21 am

Reading Quizzes: Why They Work | The Teaching Professor

The body of evidence supporting the effectiveness of regular quizzes on assigned readings continues to grow. Here’s why they work….

Monday

October 15, 2018 10:56 am

How Faculty Advisers Can Be First Responders When Students Need Help – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors can’t be experts in everything that can go wrong for a student. But they should know how to make…

Sunday

October 14, 2018 7:06 pm

Harvard’s Affirmative Action Policy Goes On Trial : NPR

Source: Harvard’s Affirmative Action Policy Goes On Trial : NPR

Tuesday

October 9, 2018 5:02 pm

Disrupting Illusions of Fluency – Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning

The final class minutes can be best spent constructively assessing levels of student learning to disrupt illusions of fluency. Source:…