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May 25, 2023
Are Professors Ready for AI?A case study and a real-life controversy highlight how fraught the field is becoming.
May 18, 2023
How to Create Livelier Asynchronous DiscussionsStudents can get stuck at the level of information-sharing. Here’s how to help them pass it.
May 11, 2023
Looking for Feedback? Ask Students to Annotate the Syllabus.Professors share their strategies for getting more-meaningful course evaluations from students.
May 4, 2023
How Professors — and Colleges — Can Lower the Risk of ‘Ungrading’One obstacle to trying a new teaching practice: student course evaluations.
April 27, 2023
Do Mental-Health Breaks Help Students? Readers Weigh In.Instructors and others discuss how colleges can best respond to student anxiety in the classroom.
April 20, 2023
Could a Few Emails From You Boost Student Success?A new study shows that personalized messages from instructors about how to improve students’ course performance can raise their grades.
April 13, 2023
How to Personalize Data Projects in a Large ClassAn experiment shows how to overcome the challenges of creating collaborative projects and giving individual feedback.
April 6, 2023
The Pros and Cons of Co-Created Course PoliciesReaders share what they’ve learned from letting students weigh in on attendance and assignments.
March 30, 2023
What You Can Learn From Students About ChatGPTAs AI tools enter the mainstream, academics are involving undergraduates in research and policymaking.
March 23, 2023
More Ideas on Becoming a Better TeacherA faculty developer offers a solution to the problem described in my recent article on evidence-based teaching