Focus on the Faculty Archives


October 24, 2018 8:50 pm

Don’t double major!


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…


October 21, 2018 5:55 pm

The Unforgiven


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….


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…


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…


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….


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…


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


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:…