Focus on the Faculty Archives


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:…


October 8, 2018 4:49 pm

Using TAMPA to Teach Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines | The Teaching Professor

TAMPA is the acronym for a method of teaching critical thinking. It stands for Teach, Analyze, Model, Practice, and Assess….


October 4, 2018 11:38 am

Teaching Critical Thinking: Some Practical Points

We all endorse it and we all want our students to do it. We also claim to teach it. “It”…


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…