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    To Improve STEM Education, First Break with Tradition

    Profound inequities and poor success rates are keeping too many students from becoming tomorrow’s engineers, scientists and healthcare…

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    How to Equip Your Students With Essential Soft and Hard Skills Using Ed Tech

    Students entering the workforce need essential hard and soft skills. Find out how instructors are using ed tech to to prepare their students…

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    Infographic: The Top Hat Courses and Titles That Made 2022 So Impactful

    Our inaugural Top Hat Graded spotlights faculty efforts to make their discipline more personal and meaningful

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    4 Top Hat Authors Win Big at the 2022 National Communication Association Conference

    These Communication scholars were recognized for their contributions to the discipline

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    We Need a Renewed Commitment to Evidence-Based Teaching

    Our students are our collective future. Let’s get serious about using the best available evidence to teach them.

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    Stop Reviewing and Start Retrieving: Dr. Pooja Agarwal on Making Learning Stick

    The renowned cognitive scientist offers four retrieval practice activities to help students retain information more effectively

  7. Why Digital Textbooks Are A Necessity for Today’s College Students

    Digital textbooks allow students to learn in a way that is more flexible and empathetic to their needs—especially important in online and…

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    Higher Ed Institutions Need to Address Teacher Burnout. Here’s How.

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    20 Ways Professors Can Make Their Classes More Inclusive

    Inclusive teaching and learning spaces ensure all students not only feel a sense of belonging but have what they need to reach their…

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    Higher Ed Is More Diverse Than Ever. Now It Needs To Be Equitable.

    We're committed to helping close educational gaps among First Nations students. Here's how our partnership with the First Nations Child &…

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    8 Ways to Keep Your Course Flexible

    Ensure your class is equipped to handle change while providing the same engaging, inclusive learning experience for students

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    Fall 2021 Student Survey: Uncertainty and Opportunity in Higher Ed

    As the Delta Variant casts its unwelcome shadow, our latest student survey shines a light on how educators can meet the evolving needs and…

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    What an Effective Letter of Recommendation Looks Like: A Guide for Professors

    Well-crafted letters of recommendation can open doors for students pursuing extracurricular, professional and personal development…

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    3,052 College Students on What They Want When Campuses Re-Open

    Flexible course delivery, empathetic faculty and active learning factor heavily in students’ perception of value

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    Considering Digital Textbooks? 5 Questions to Ask Before Diving In

    Digital textbooks are the way forward in higher education. Here are five questions to ask yourself when evaluating one for your course.

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    How to Keep Your Presence Alive Amidst a Sea of Black Zoom Boxes

    Zoom can feel distant and impersonal. Here’s how eight educators maintain their presence and build connections online.

  17. 15 Educators Sum Up Their Biggest Challenges in 2020

    Communication, motivation and engagement tested higher ed instructors this fall. Here’s how to address these pain points in the new year.

  18. Ed-on-Ed: College Enrollment Is the Latest Casualty of the Pandemic

    Get insights on the effects of community on academic outcomes and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  19. Ed-on-Ed: Isolation and Paranoia Characterize the Fall Semester

    Get insights on pass-fail grading requests and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed

  20. Ed-on-Ed: Silent Meetings Yield the Loudest Results in Online Classes

    Get insights on concerns around holiday travel plans and more in our roundup of the top trends in higher ed