PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | Special Reports http://www.chronicle.com/section/Special-Reports/35/ 2017-10-24T05:14:44-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education John Zubizarreta Gets Students Excited About Literature http://www.chronicle.com/article/John-Zubizarreta-Gets-Students/241473 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The professor at Columbia College, in South Carolina, tells his students that “we’re here to build bridges in your brain.” By Lawrence Biemiller Catherine Shoulders Shows How an Expert’s Opinion Unfolds http://www.chronicle.com/article/Catherine-Shoulders-Shows-How/241474 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 By recording on video her initial reaction to students’ assignments, this professor lets them see what an intellectual process looks like. By Dan Berrett Stan Yoshinobu Spreads the Word About Inquiry-Based Math http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stan-Yoshinobu-Spreads-the/241481 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The professor emphasizes that intellectual growth is based “on error recovery, not mistake avoidance.” By Kelly Field Ariel Anbar Designs Online Science Labs With Video-Game Appeal http://www.chronicle.com/article/Ariel-Anbar-Designs-Online/241480 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The inspiration for his popular, interactive courses stems from his frustration with the traditional lecture format. By Beth McMurtrie Vicki Reitenauer Helps Students Find Their Voice — and Their Power http://www.chronicle.com/article/Vicki-Reitenauer-Helps/241483 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 She requires students to identify their course goals for the semester, the grade they expect to earn, and their plan for achieving both. By Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz Amardeep Kahlon Tailors Courses to Students’ Learning Styles http://www.chronicle.com/article/Amardeep-Kahlon-Tailors/241482 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 She puts the focus on online material that allows students to progress at their own pace but doesn’t let them get ahead of themselves. By Katherine Mangan Alan Goldstein Makes Disability Less Abstract http://www.chronicle.com/article/Alan-Goldstein-Makes/241484 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 His courses introduce engineering students to adults with disabilities, and together they make films about the adults’ lives. By Ben Gose Dahpon Ho Brings History Alive http://www.chronicle.com/article/Dahpon-Ho-Brings-History-Alive/241491 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 By using their imaginations, says the University of Rochester historian, students absorb history far better than from a textbook. By Ben Gose Order Your Own Copy of 'Innovators: 10 Classroom Trailblazers' http://www.chronicle.com/interactives/store#id=48& 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 Copies of the full report on our teaching innovators are available here. Eric Saliim Puts Science Into Everyday Life http://www.chronicle.com/article/Eric-Saliim-Puts-Science-Into/241485 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 At North Carolina Central University, he uses cellphones and Snapchat to prove that research isn’t too complex for anyone. By Lawrence Biemiller Justin McDaniel Opens a Door to Contemplative Life http://www.chronicle.com/article/Justin-McDaniel-Opens-a-Door/241487 2017-10-22T18:00:00-04:00 The religious-studies scholar at the University of Pennsylvania oversees a course that requires students to live like monks. By Beckie Supiano Idea Lab: Colleges Solving Problems http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Idea-Lab-Colleges-Solving/71 2017-10-15T00:00:00-04:00 A collection of some three dozen explorations of the problems colleges face, and how they are solving them. The articles include news, analysis, data, advice, and opinion. U. of Mississippi Alumna Wins Chronicle’s Miller Award for Young Journalists http://www.chronicle.com/article/U-of-Mississippi-Alumna-Wins/241370 2017-10-03T16:37:03-04:00 Clara Turnage, now a reporter for The Natchez Democrat, in Mississippi, was honored for articles she wrote during her Chronicle internship this past summer. Gen Z Changes the Debate About Devices in the Classroom http://www.chronicle.com/article/Gen-Z-Changes-the-Debate-About/241163 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 A new generation has arrived on campus and is reshaping the conversation about the academic value of phones and laptops. By Ben Gose The Free-Speech Divide Is a Generation Gap http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Free-Speech-Divide-Is-a/241187 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Why students and professors may think differently about free expression. By Beth McMurtrie Data: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Faculty at More Than 3,700 Institutions http://www.chronicle.com/interactives/faculty-diversity 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 This sortable table shows the percentages of full-time faculty members who were members of specific racial and ethnic groups at degree-granting colleges and universities in November 2015. These Tech-Savvy Professors Have Gray Hair http://www.chronicle.com/article/These-Tech-Savvy-Professors/241183 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Not all older faculty members want to keep up with the latest gizmos. But there are plenty of power users with grandkids. By Lawrence Biemiller How Generations X, Y, and Z May Change the Academic Workplace http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Generations-X-YZ-/241185 2017-09-17T18:30:00-04:00 Here are four ways in which these generations differ from one another, and how administrators, faculty members, and students might bridge those gaps. By Sarah Brown Diversity in Academe: The Age Issue http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/Diversity-in-Academe-The-Age/147 2017-09-13T00:00:00-04:00 Welcome to The Chronicle’s first special report devoted to age diversity on campuses. This annual issue also features compelling personal essays dealing with identity and disability — be sure to check them out. Promise and Peril for Undocumented Students http://www.chronicle.com/specialreport/PromisePeril-for/142 2017-09-01T00:00:00-04:00 Here’s a selection of Chronicle articles with background and context on the history of the deferred-action program and its vulnerable participants.