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    Your Five-Step Guide to Building An Active Learning Classroom

    Whether you’re new to teaching or a tenured educator, these five steps will help you create the most effective active learning environment…

  2. How to Help Students Overcome Impostor Syndrome

    No one is immune to impostor syndrome’s effects, and millennials, faced with constant comparisons to friends’ accomplishments on social…

  3. 2 Profs on the Benefits of a Course Refresh

    In this abridged extract from our new e-book, The Professor’s Guide to Agile Teaching, we look at a pair of professors who broke down and…

  4. Work-Life Balance: A Guide for Professors

    Postsecondary educators, who often view their work as a vocation, are experiencing previously unseen levels of occupational stress. This…

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    How a Riot, a Rock Band and Rutgers Led to the Rise of Richard Florida

    Top Hat is the active learning platform that makes it easy for professors to engage students and build comprehension before, during and…

  6. The Professor’s Guide to Classroom Response Systems

    Learn how to effectively choose and use clickers in the classroom, and gain tactical insights from professors who have put them to work to…

  7. Doug Lederman: OER Adoption Must Be Incentivized

    Co-editor of Inside Higher Ed says that people mainly focus on the 'free' aspect of Open Educational Resources, but often forget about its…

  8. How Faculty Can Apply a Growth Mindset To Their Teaching

    Video: Cal Poly’s Laura Freberg on the value of constantly looking for opportunities to learn and grow

  9. How Formative Assessment Helps Prepare Students for a Career

    Video: Washington State University’s Leslie Sprunger helps veterinary students behave professionally by using peer assessment

  10. How to Manage Math Anxiety in the Classroom

    Video: Florida Atlantic University’s Burcu Karabina on helping liberal arts students overcome their fear of math

  11. How Data Can Make You a More Agile Educator

    Video: SUNY Buffalo’s Troy Wood on mining his classroom response system for information, and using it to become a better teacher

  12. Why Active Learning Matters Right Now

    Video: UConn’s John Redden on how to make large classrooms more intimate, for students and professors alike

  13. What To Do If Students Don’t Read The Textbook

    One answer to making sure students actually buy and read their textbooks before class is to write it yourself. And if that's not enough,…

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    How to Succeed at Course Transformation in a Big Class

    There is a metaphor that postsecondary educators fall back upon when talking about a well-worn course: it’s like a house. Sometimes it…

  15. In the Search for Student Engagement, Fun Goes a Long Way

    “The level of engagement in your students and your classrooms is not fixed. Yes, students will arrive in your classroom with varying…

  16. When Faculty Write Or Adopt OER, Student Outcomes Soar

    Jasmine Roberts, a professor of communications at The Ohio State University, has a story to tell about how she ended up adopting open…

  17. Easy Ways to Personalize Instruction for Student Success

    Jenel Cavazos and Greg Kitzmiller agree: if there’s one classroom tactic that’s effective at personalizing the student experience in…

  18. Why It’s Important to Approach Teaching With a Growth Mindset

    If you want to become a better educator, the first step is to embrace a growth mindset. We expect it of our students, so we should expect it…

  19. How to Teach Generation Z in the Classroom

    The world seems to revolve around the Millennial generation. But Generation Z is serious-minded, success-focused and steeped in technology…

  20. Why College Transcripts Need to Contain More Than Grades

    Typical letters and grade-point averages don’t convey what students actually learn: the knowledge they gain or the skills they develop