Faculty Commons for Learning and Teaching Archives


September 12, 2019 3:17 pm

Access Ain’t Inclusion

h/t Larissa Williams


September 10, 2019 8:45 pm

‘The Dangers of Fluent Lectures’

A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they’ve learned more than they actually have — potentially at…


September 8, 2019 9:10 pm

The Student Loan Forgiveness Program isn’t Working

Ninety-nine percent of loan-forgiveness requests under that new Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness (TEPSLF) were rejected during the program’s first year,…


September 4, 2019 5:17 pm

You should prepare your students for active learning pedagogy

Even though the science on that is clear, most college professors have remained committed to approaching class time as a…


September 4, 2019 1:24 pm

Ungrading Your Course

Why do we do this to ourselves as instructors, creating mountains of grading? Well, most of us have been trained…


August 26, 2019 1:18 pm


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August 12, 2019 3:47 pm


August 12, 2019 3:13 pm

Talk to Text: a Hack on Grading

A. wise and dear colleague of mine, now retired, once said to me as we walked to class, “I teach…