Focus on the Faculty Archives


November 26, 2017 4:52 pm

This Division I university is considering cutting football—because it’s too dangerous

But the proposal by the University of San Diego faculty to cut their football program makes no mention of the…


November 26, 2017 2:41 pm

Can the Student Course Evaluation Be Redeemed? – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The IDEA Center, a 40-year-old nonprofit that spun off from Kansas State University, thinks it has a student-ratings system that…


November 26, 2017 12:13 pm

Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. – The New York Times


November 20, 2017 4:59 pm

What Professors Can Learn About Teaching From Their Students – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The observers will give Mr. García-Ojeda, an associate teaching professor of biology, a detailed depiction of the teaching and learning…


November 17, 2017 9:20 am

Active Learning: A Perspective from Cognitive Psychology


November 14, 2017 10:55 am

Understanding Student Resistance to Active Learning Margaret ImberAssociate Dean of the Faculty Associate Professor of Classical & Medieval Studies Bates College Lewiston, ME 04240 mimber…


November 4, 2017 8:04 pm

Six Myths About Choosing a College Major – The New York Times

Many colleges ask you to choose a major as early as your senior year of high school, on your admissions…