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How to Give Your Students Better Feedback in Less Time

Online instructors focus most of their teaching on curricular issues—what they will teach, how they will teach it, etc. But studies have found that …

Teaching

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CEOs

Grading for Mastery and Redesigning My Gradebook

For the last two years, I’ve been increasingly frustrated with the traditional approach to assessing students and reporting grades. I want my …

Pedagogy

4 Tips for Midterms – and How to Prepare

It’s nearly time for midterms to begin! So while you’re balancing finding a topic for your term paper, catching up on reading chapters for your quiz …

7 tips to study smarter

Underlining and highlighting, reading the material over and over again and cramming — these common study habits don’t actually help retain …

How to Learn Faster

In order to adapt more quickly to the rapidly changing environments in which we live, we need to learn more effectively and efficiently. This article …

Study Skills

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …

17 Essential Study Hacks Every Student Should Know

Everyone hates exams, but these tips will help make them a little more bearable.

Productivity

The Educator’s Guide to Pinterest

Your classroom probably has a bulletin board. It’s the perfect spot to organize information and show off great work. Increasingly, learning is …

Infographics

App Recommendations for Teachers teaching with Technology

We are loving the new Padlet update and we loved sharing it with attendees at the #ettsummit, the new options are a… https://t.co/uZ0Xx2RCV7<p>RT …

Stop Relying on Motivation and Make Change by Creating Systems

Motivation is great when you’ve got it. It makes you excited about things and you’re eager to put your nose to the grindstone and start working. When …

Motivation

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Pedagogy

10 Rules Fit People Live By

<i>By Catherine DiBenedetto</i><p>Personal trainer Joel Harper has spent two decades helping his clients (from Olympic medalists to Dr. Oz) reach their fitness goals, and over the course of his career he’s discovered the reason why some people thrive and others fail: It’s all about attitude, he argues in his …

Fitness

R U Engaging Your Students? Strategies and Tools for the Texting Generation

Students and Smart Phones Go Together Like Reading and Writing. Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! In the U.S., and increasingly …

Text Messaging

Retention in the Trenches

What can you do in your own classroom to keep students on track?

There Is Value in Liberal Arts Education, Employers Say | National News | US News

The lawn by ​Parrish Hall at Swarthmore College is a hub of activity.(Ian Bradshaw)<p>With significant attention being paid to the utility of an …

Why a Tech-Driven Economy Needs the Liberal Arts | Op-Ed | US News

Fostering creativityAdrian College, Matt Gaidica Photography/AP Photo<p>As more and more college students set their sights on jobs in the science, …

STEM Fields Benefit From Liberal Arts Skills | Knowledge Bank | US News

The humanities can teach you how to think.iStockphoto<p>With many university deadlines for enrollment just days away, high school seniors and their …

Graduating with a philosophy degree? There's more than Starbucks in your future

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- There is a joke philosophy professors roll their eyes at: What do you do with a philosophy degree?<p>The punchline: Work at …

“Can I Do Something for Extra Credit?” | Confessions of a Community College Dean

This one is a PSA for newish instructors heading into the home stretch of the semester.<p>You may find yourself approached by students who aren’t happy …

Strategies for Addressing Student Fear in the Classroom

Upon setting foot in the classroom at the beginning of the semester, many students experience varying degrees of anxiety or fearfulness. As …

Teaching

What’s in a grade?

A number of students did not believe that the stated criteria represented how they would actually be assessed<p>Undergraduate students in the 1970s and …

Here’s How We Can Reinvent the Classroom for the Digital Age

When I was in elementary school, about 50 years ago, teachers used to stand in front of a class of 40 or 50 children and write on a blackboard with …

Silicon Valley

Welcome to the Flipboard for Educator’s Blog

Instead of going on vacation for spring break, we decided to launch a brand new initiative for teachers. This is Flipboard for you, a resource for the modern and connected educator. Our goal is to inspire classrooms around the world to read together, connect and share. We say “educator” because we …

Flipped Classroom Pilot Results in 14.5 Percent Fewer DFW Grades

Piloted Course Offerings With Flipped Lessons Consistently Yield Better Outcomes Having seen increasing data supporting the effectiveness of flipped …

Flipped Classroom

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Why I love studying in Brussels<p>Why do students love studying in Brussels? Watch this video to discover the best bits about studying in the capital of …

Computers And Literature: 'Distant Reading' Might Be Close At Hand

Support the news<p>What do charts, line graphs, scatter plots and computations have to do with books? A lot, if you’re talking about the field of …

The Liberal Arts that Scientists Know…

…is greater than the science known by liberal artists.”<p>This is a direct quote from Neil Degrasse Tyson in a talk given at the World Science Festival …

Liberal Arts College and Liberal Arts Education

A recent article in the <i>Chronicle of Higher Education</i> presented some of the history of how the liberal arts has declined since the 1970s, and how a …

Higher Education

New college grads: Who employers want to hire

In recent years, many Americans have dissed the liberal arts, as many parents, teenagers and the state and federal legislators, who provide much of …

College & University