After a bruising presidential campaign, many colleges are devoting renewed attention to fostering civic engagement in their students.
New attention to hyperpartisan or misleading information online has prompted some people in higher education to scrutinize how they teach students to navigate the web.
Amid a spate of racially charged and hate-motivated incidents on campuses since last week, the university stands out for urging its faculty to allow students to speak up.
As professors grappled with their own surprise, they also had to figure out how to deal with students’ and colleagues’ questions.
A 48-page course reader by a professor at Montclair State University has taken on a second life and illustrated students’ desire to use the classroom as a place to discuss the issue.
This fall Chad A. Goldberg will teach students the significance of the "Wisconsin Idea," a longstanding principle in the state-university system’s mission statement that was almost overturned last year by the governor.
Only 6.6 percent of faculty members are "very aware" of open educational resources, a survey found, and many say they can’t find such materials, although their use in introductory courses is ticking up.