A tool developed by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis shows whether chemistry students tend to extrapolate from concepts or rely on memorization. The difference can predict how well they fare academically.
The University of Rochester is overhauling a local high school in hopes of developing strategies and solutions for challenged urban schools.
A graduate student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor cataloged every instance of students getting distracted in class, and then presented her findings to them.
There’s plenty of demand in Colorado for instruction on selling legal cannabis. But building a course around a fast-changing, heavily regulated industry is a tall order, as Paul Seaborn has found out.
Areej Zufari says she gave a failing grade to a troublesome student; he told the media he was unfairly singled out for his Christianity. The professor talks about the digital pillorying that came next.
Experiential-learning opportunities help students apply the classroom to the real world, but many of them don't get the chance.
Katie Hinde created an NCAA-tournament-style contest that pits 64 animals against one another. It has succeeded even in the distraction-heavy business end of college basketball’s season.