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September 27, 2018 12:00 pm

Three Active Learning Strategies | Faculty Focus

Active learning strategies such as these move students from passive to active participation in their learning; boosting retention in the…


September 24, 2018 1:44 pm

Focus Your Lectures with the ‘One-Sentence Lesson Plan’ – Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning

The one-sentence lesson plan helps professors focus on learning—rather than on teaching—by answering three simple things: The what, the how,…


September 22, 2018 3:17 pm

Group Work Strategies to Ensure Students Pull Their Weight

How should faculty deal with the issues that arise when some students ride on the coattails of others during a…


September 22, 2018 3:12 pm

The Great College Rip-Off – The Atlantic

Why higher education in the U.S. is so expensive, and what students are really paying for. Source: The Great College…


September 16, 2018 12:43 pm

Universities tap into museum resources to develop, enhance online programs and courses

Arizona State is the latest institution to team up with a museum to bolster its online portfolio. Representatives on both…


September 8, 2018 1:30 pm

Study Strategies: What the Research Tells Us | The Teaching Professor

Self-testing, regular review, elaborating, and explaining to others are among the strategies that improve performance on exams and promote deeper…


September 5, 2018 3:55 pm

Why Don’t Students Use Teacher Feedback to Improve?

This study raises a number of interesting questions that probe more deeply into the role of teacher feedback and improved…


September 4, 2018 8:57 pm

Those Who Can Do, Can’t Teach | ACADEME BLOG

Those Who Can Do, Can’t Teach | ACADEME BLOG — Read on