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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Reflections on the Invisible Labor
of Online Teaching

Given the rightful fear and anxiety that our students are feeling, online instruction has opened a portal for them to seek therapy-like consultations from professors, writes Irina Popescu.

Much Ado About Class Size

New study argues that the class-size debate needs a lot more nuance. Will this finally move conversations forward, beyond “small is good” and “big is bad”?

Should We Do Away With Office Hours?

The ways and extent to which students expect faculty members to be accessible has been undergoing a recognizable shift in recent years, writes Jennifer L. Brinkley.

What Do We Know About This Spring's Remote Learning?

What should we try to find out? And how might what we learn influence how colleges educate their students this fall and beyond?

Crisis and Opportunity for Faculty Development

A professor put in charge of her campus's tiny teaching center in the midst of the pandemic discusses the problems and potential of tapping in to fellow faculty members' newfound thirst to get better.

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