PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Faculty http://www.chronicle.com/section/Faculty/7/ 2018-01-21T13:44:49-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education James Comey Continues Second Act as a College Instructor http://www.chronicle.com/article/James-Comey-Continues-Second/242295 2018-01-19T15:31:00-05:00 The former FBI director will co-teach a course this fall on “ethical leadership” at his alma mater, the College of William & Mary. By Steve Kolowich How the Definition of Mentoring Is Changing http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-Definition-of/242267 2018-01-18T11:27:00-05:00 It’s not about grooming undergraduates to be just like you; they need to find their own path. That tension is what makes these relationships difficult to engineer. Creating a Diverse Faculty https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6120 2018-01-17T14:47:00-05:00 Colleges struggle to attract and retain faculty members from traditionally underrepresented groups. Here’s why they have such a hard time and what they might do better. 24 Tips for Teaching Writing https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6247 2018-01-17T14:44:00-05:00 Here’s guidance from experts on how to teach students about danglers, adverbs, commas, and more. Lehigh U. Scholar and Author Resigns Amid Sexual-Misconduct Investigation http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lehigh-U-ScholarAuthor/242251 2018-01-16T18:26:00-05:00 Several people made allegations against James Braxton Peterson, according to an email sent to the faculty and staff on Tuesday. By Nell Gluckman U. of Rochester Report on Professor’s Alleged Harassment Gets Mixed Reviews http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Rochester-Report-on/242241 2018-01-15T15:33:32-05:00 How can an investigation find inappropriate, unprofessional, and offensive behavior, and “gross lapses of judgment,” yet still conclude there were no violations of university policy? By Katherine Mangan Relationships Are Central to the Student Experience. Can Colleges Engineer Them? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Relationships-Are-Central-to/242230 2018-01-14T18:30:00-05:00 Having a mentor can help students academically, and is even linked to their later well-being. Such connections can’t be forced — but they can be encouraged. By Beckie Supiano Judge Dismisses Suit of LSU Professor Who Was Fired for Obscenities http://www.chronicle.com/article/Judge-Dismisses-Suit-of-LSU/242239 2018-01-12T17:12:00-05:00 Teresa Buchanan, a former associate professor of curriculum and instruction, was dismissed in 2015 over complaints that, among other things, she had used obscene language in front of students. By Andy Thomason How Students Can Shape the Design of Their Courses http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Students-Can-Shape-the/242222 2018-01-11T18:29:17-05:00 The practice brings a host of benefits, like helping students reflect on their learning and giving professors fresh ideas. By Beckie Supiano Why You Should Ask Students to Help Design Courses http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-You-Should-Ask-Students-to/242208 2018-01-11T10:11:00-05:00 Helping put a course together can be a deep learning experience for students — and provide professors with fresh ideas. La Lucha Para Reconstruir Una Universidad Devastada http://www.chronicle.com/article/La-Lucha-Para-Reconstruir-Una/242206 2018-01-10T20:00:00-05:00 Cuando el huracán María sumió a la Universidad de Puerto Rico en la penumbra, los profesores y estudiantes no tuvieron más remedio que volver a iluminarse.   Por Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz A ‘Historian of Charisma’ Explains Why Oprah Could Be President http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Historian-of-Charisma-/242199 2018-01-09T20:08:10-05:00 The emotional neediness of American voters has shaped the last 140 years of history, according to Jeremy Young, an assistant professor of history at Dixie State U. And that’s not going to change. By Steve Kolowich How Colleges Ignite Civic Engagement http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Colleges-Ignite-Civic/242164 2018-01-07T18:30:00-05:00 Voter drives, community organizing, service learning, and new course offerings connect them with the world beyond the campus gates. By Michael Anft Inmates Are Classmates in This Program http://www.chronicle.com/article/Inmates-Are-Classmates-in-This/242166 2018-01-07T18:30:00-05:00 Pitzer College aims to broaden the worldview of students from the Claremont Colleges consortium as well as their prisoner classmates. By Michael Anft Is Civic Education Effective? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Civic-Education-Effective-/242165 2018-01-07T18:30:00-05:00 To find out, a program at Tufts monitors students’ voting rates. By Michael Anft Lecturer’s Critique of Whiteness Crossed the Line Into Harassment, State Investigation Finds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lecturer-s-Critique-of/242178 2018-01-07T13:49:13-05:00 A Native American instructor at San Diego State University harassed and discriminated against a white student, in part by accusing her of trying to be a "white savior," a deputy attorney general concluded. By Katherine Mangan The Fight to Rebuild a Ravaged University http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Fight-to-Rebuild-a-Ravaged/242160 2018-01-05T16:00:00-05:00 When Hurricane Maria plunged the University of Puerto Rico into gloom, professors and students had no choice but to bring back the light. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz How Sexual-Assault Accusations Against a Professor Brought Paranoia to His Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Sexual-Assault-Accusations/242156 2018-01-04T19:09:55-05:00 The case of Gopal Balakrishnan, who is accused of serial harassment, has divided faculty at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Where is the line between aggressive action and vigilante justice? By Katherine Mangan Crippling Winter Storm Came at the Worst Possible Time for Conference-Going Academics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Crippling-Winter-Storm-Came-at/242152 2018-01-04T15:54:00-05:00 A vast “bomb cyclone” smacked the East Coast during several large academic conferences, disrupting travel plans and prompting calls for refunds. By Chris Quintana Best Ideas for Teaching https://www.chronicle.com/premiumaccess/assets/item/6171 2018-01-04T15:16:00-05:00 Professors are trying new strategies to liven up their classrooms and help students master the material. Here are some of their innovative teaching ideas.