23 septembre 2018

What Is the Value of Faculty Service?

HomeBecause it takes so many forms and is often not assigned or valued equitably, we need to have a national conversation about it, write Patrick V. Farrell and Robert A. Flowers. More...

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Outside Higher Ed

HomeBeth Godbee offers lessons from her decision to leave a tenured position in academe and how she arrived at it. More...

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What Students Say Is Good Teaching

HomeHarry Brighouse shares instructional practices that undergraduates say they have rarely encountered and think should be more widely shared. More...

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Responding to Destructive Criticism

HomeIt's important to emphasize problem solving rather than blaming, while attending to the larger structures of power and privilege, argues Pamela Oliver. More...

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Taking Over a Troubled Unit?

HomeRobert A. Easter, C. K. Gunsalus and Nicholas C. Burbules offer advice to increase the likelihood you'll leave things better than you found them -- as well as remain healthy and balanced yourself. More...

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Change From the Ground Up

HomePh.D. students need to develop more skills around teaching and working with data to assess student outcomes, argues Terri E. Givens. More...

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4 Reasons Slack Will Change How You Teach

HomeThe digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write. More...

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Why Are We Still Grading?

HomeThere is absolutely no way to take a student’s work in any class and put a number or a letter to it in a way that couldn’t be done in another equally reasonable way, argues Dan Houck. More...

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The Question of Deplorable Snowflakes

HomeScott Dalrymple considers the gap between anti-intellectualism and higher education, and how to bridge it. More...

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Blockchain Pixie Dust

HomeJonathan A. Poritz warns that colleges and universities should not rush too quickly to embrace the new technology for distributed public ledgers on the internet. More...

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