Transforming Teaching & Learning

Challenges of the Socially Distanced Classroom

Professors' experiment suggests the limits of on-campus, hybrid instruction this fall. Big Ten universities expand sharing of online courses.

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A Push for Equitable Assessment

COVID-19 and nationwide antiracism protests have intensified conversations about inequity in higher education. One research group hopes to use the moment to promote more inclusive ways to validate learning.

The Role of Learning in Colleges' Decisions About Fall

Presidents give their colleges and universities mixed grades on the remote learning they offered last spring. How is that influencing their decisions about reopening campuses this fall?

Lessons From a Course on the Pandemic

This moment, perhaps like no other, has revealed the value of a well-rounded liberal arts education, argues Shampa Biswas.

Trying to Make Sense of a Fluid Fall

As more colleges announce their instructional plans, two simulations suggest some of the likely challenges to a physical return. Others see opportunity for experimentation around teaching and learning.

‘We’re All in This Together’

Most instructors were novices in a new environment last spring, and many sought help. In preparation for fall, colleges and others share their expertise freely. Here are some new initiatives.


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