Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning
Jul 19, 2018
College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.
Jul 10, 2018
Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

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July 19, 2018

College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

July 18, 2018

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 17, 2018

Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018

Study after study has shown higher course pass rates than in traditional remedial courses, writes Alexandra W. Logue, so why doesn't everybody know about it?

July 10, 2018

Facing a budget cut and clogged general education courses, Stephen F. Austin optimized its course schedule to add faculty lines that paid for themselves, and then some.

July 10, 2018

The best college teaching has always included both rational argument and emotional insight -- a combination that is more crucial than ever in classrooms today, argues John R. Swallow.

July 9, 2018

Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with a Marquette professor in a widely followed case involving academic freedom and professional responsibilities toward students.

July 9, 2018

San Francisco State University students graduate at higher rates when they pass ethnic studies courses, but not everyone agrees on what this means.

July 5, 2018

Senior theses are widely used to let students demonstrate what they've learned in undergrad, but the factors that lead to a high-quality product are not what you might expect, researchers say.

June 27, 2018

New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

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July 10, 2018

Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.

June 11, 2018

An organization that supported technology efforts at liberal arts colleges has closed amid increased competition from groups offering similar services.

June 6, 2018

Science instructors share digital tools they use -- from virtual reality to 3-D printing -- to help students connect to the material.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

April 18, 2018

Engineering students in Michigan will troubleshoot circuits and then swap findings with students in Ireland to complete their projects.

March 21, 2018

These new technologies have much to offer colleges and their students, but if we are not careful how we incorporate them, the risks may outweigh the gains, Vincent Del Casino Jr. writes.

March 7, 2018

Face-to-face instruction is superior in so many ways, writes Christopher Schaberg.

April 12, 2017

The education and training of instructional designers is becoming more formalized as their role grows in importance at many institutions.  

April 5, 2017

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

April 5, 2017

Learners seek answers to basic questions, such as tuition costs and campus life, but most schools bury that information -- and many students haven't figured out how to find it.

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