1. Choosing a Classroom Response System For Your Institution

    Looking for a checklist of things you need to ask a vendor when shopping for a classroom response system? This extract from our latest guide…

  2. The Pros and Cons of Clickers in the Classroom

    In this extract from our new e-book, How to Use Clickers in Your College Classroom, we look at the historic and modern-day reasons a…

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    Bloom’s Taxonomy: A History and Why It’s Important

    In this extract from our exclusive e-book, award-winning higher education journalist Philip Preville looks at the history and origin of…

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    Active Learning: Why It Matters in a Digital World

    In an exclusive excerpt from our latest e-book, Active Learning: The Perfect Pedagogy for the Digital Classroom, education journalist Philip…

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    How to Add Active Learning to a Course: Use a Digital Textbook

    In this extract from our e-book, Textbook Heroes: How Digital Textbooks Make Learning More Impactful, Philip Preville looks at how a…

  6. Digital Textbooks Erase Barriers For Teachers and Students Alike

    Authors of digital textbooks are short-circuiting the gatekeepers and saving their students money. In this extract from our…

  7. What Is OER? An Intro Guide to Open Educational Resources

    Educators have good reasons for turning their backs on traditional textbooks. While textbooks have until now been an essential teaching…

  8. A Guide to Embracing Classroom Technology

    Competing for your students’ attention against a flurry of social media notifications? Philip Preville, higher education journalist and…

  9. Textbook Industry Trends: Why Publishers are in Trouble

    In the introduction to our new comprehensive report The Death of Traditional Publishing & The Future of Course Content, we…

  10. Teaching STEM Students By Bringing Organic Chemistry to Life

    Teaching STEM students often means rote memorization, a technique that can cause disengagement and resentment. Our latest innovative…

  11. Innovative Educators: How a History Prof Combines Art with Science

    In the latest of our innovative educators series, we look at what happens when one professor introduced his history undergraduates to an…

  12. When Science Students Experiment Outside the Lab, They Thrive

    Over her decade of teaching at the University of Southern California, and now as the director of USC’s Environmental Studies Program,…

  13. Gamifying the Social Psychology Class: Winning Big with Video

    Social psychology, says Professor Alex Nagurney, is typically the course that really animates students’ passion for psychology. “The…

  14. Orchestrating Engagement: Self-Assessment for Music Students

    Back in 1996, just before joining the faculty at Ohio’s Oberlin Conservatory, music theory professor Brian Alegant took a workshop for…

  15. The 3 Career Stages of Academic Stress

    In researching her book Helping Faculty Find Work-Life Balance: The Path Toward Family Friendly Institutions, Virginia Commonwealth…

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    6 Reasons Why The Next Textbook You Write Should Be Digital

    In an excerpt from our new e-book, How to Create Interactive Course Content, we look at how textbook authors can take advantage of the shift…

  17. Why Don’t More Law Profs Flip Their Classrooms?

    Classroom flipping is particularly well suited to law, as it encourages discussion and problem solving, says Steven Penney of the University…

  18. Faith-Focused Schools Lead Student Engagement

    Traditional institutions can learn from faith-based colleges that have clear mission statements supporting student engagement.

  19. How to Focus Attention in the Classroom

    Successful teaching will depend on how technology is applied to keep students engaged. Here are five ways professors can use new technology…