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Innovative educators

Research Digest: 4 Profs With New Slants on Their Subjects

From Jupiter’s moon to the malls of America, here are some exciting research subjects that have come across our radar

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Innovative educators

Q&A: Dr. Laura Freberg—The 3 Biggest Challenges in the Psychology 101 Classroom

As "pop" psychology competes with real science, Dr. Laura Freberg from California Polytechnic State University shares her teaching techniques

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Innovative educators

Robots Connect Chronically Ill Schoolchildren to the Classroom

University of California Irvine PhD candidate Veronica Newhart helps kids who can't physically attend school participate in class and see their friends

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Infographic: Postsecondary Education Cost in the United States

Colleges across America are having to find ways of dealing with rising tuition rates

The pulpit problem

Education technology

The Pulpit Problem and Distracted Students: 2 Challenges With The Same Solution

Students don’t easily absorb complex concepts if they're not actively building their own connections that lead to knowledge



How to Dramatically Improve the College Experience, webinar with Dan Chambliss

Dan Chambliss will share a set of inexpensive interventions that both educators and administrators can make to yield substantial improvements

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How-to guides

E-book: Reaching Today's Distracted Students

With classroom engagement at an all time low, this e-book explores how smart professors can learn to welcome technology, rather than fight against it



Making the Most of the Opening and Closing Minutes of Class Time

James M. Lang explains how small changes to teaching can make a big difference to student learning