1. James Lang’s Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It

    Reducing distraction in the classroom starts with introducing variety, demonstrating empathy and thinking like a playwright and a poet

  2. Meet the Educator Tackling Hip Hop, Race and Class in His Course

    "Deconstructing Drake and The Weeknd" delves into the massive success stories of two music titans, bringing a much-needed dose of diversity…

  3. Interactive Textbooks Help Gen Z Learn From Real-World Content

    Professor Stephen Buckles’ digital textbook motivates students to discuss economics concepts. He’s even been able to keep it up-to-date…

  4. How a Digital Textbook Helped Earn This Prof a Perfect Course Evaluation

    Educator Nicole McNichols’ Top Hat textbook aligned with Gen Z’s learning style—plus, boosted student exam scores along with her own…

  5. How ‘Doing Less’ Can Improve Community and Connectivity Online

    Giving up control in your online courses helps create a sense of belonging among students, says professor Jessica Roisen

  6. 7 Steps Professors Can Take to Build More Inclusive Classrooms

    Inclusivity and equity need to be at the forefront of your classroom this semester—here’s how to get started

  7. Michelle Miller on Radical Availability and How Good Course Design Impacts Community

    If there was ever a time to make trade offs and question our basic assumptions, that time is now

  8. In Conversation With the Hope Center’s Christine Baker-Smith

    Understanding students’ basic needs is the first step in becoming student-ready this fall

  9. Using Ed Tech to Boost Student Outcomes and Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

    Professor Frank Spors explains how infusing the human element in your course can help sustain community, collaboration and engagement in…

  10. In Conversation With Tony Bates: Could Online Teaching Change Higher Ed for the Better?

    Understanding how students learn is the first step in adapting courses for online delivery

  11. Resilient Pedagogy for the Age of Disruption: A Conversation with Josh Eyler

    Resilient course design promises greater efficiency for instructors and more engaging learning for students—regardless of the modality

  12. Why This Professor Is on a Mission to Change How People Learn

    Harvard University Extension School professor Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa believes technology may be just what teachers need in order to excel

  13. This Harvard Professor Is Breaking Down Barriers for Low-Income Students

    Anthony Abraham Jack is on a mission to help new-to-college students navigate higher ed by effecting institutional change at universities…

  14. Why Giving Students Personalized Attention Is a Must for All Professors

    Ohio University professor Laura M. Harrison on why investing in ways to support students should be the priority of any higher education…

  15. I Rejected Tenure to Focus on Fixing the Classroom

    Josh Eyler walked away from a tenured position, choosing instead to pursue his passion: affecting the way professors think about teaching.…

  16. This Professor Is Focused on the Lasting Trauma of Gun Violence

    When sociologist and ethnographer Jooyoung Lee’s friend was shot in a racially-motivated attack, it shook him to the core—and inspired…

  17. My Education Began When I Realized We’re Not Taught to Teach

    For Lauren Herckis, an anthropologist at Carnegie Mellon University, change is the only constant in a teaching life. But if you listen and…

  18. College is Failing Students When It Comes to Digital Literacy

    Tony Bates, who helped pioneer distance education and computer assisted learning at the University of British Columbia, says that leadership…

  19. Big Data is the Secret to Student Success in Higher Ed

    Dr. Mark Milliron, Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Civitas, draws on his own experience as a student, using data to give a leg up…

  20. Why This Prof Thinks Engagement is in Need of an Emotional Rescue

    Professor Sarah Rose Cavanagh, author and psychology professor, believes course material that is relevant to student values ultimately…