Self-Directed Learning: Antecedents and Outcomes

Evidence of Evidence-Based Teaching

Axial Assessment: The 21st Century Answer to Assessment

Problem-Based Learning: Six Steps to Design, Implement, and Assess

A New Twist on End-of-Semester Evaluations

Rejuvenating Experiences: Tales of an Unlikely Classroom Collaboration

How to Improve Group Work: Perspectives from Students

Are We Clear? Tips for Crafting Better Explanations

Wallflowers in the Online Classroom

An Objective Approach to Grading

Examining the Benefits of Cumulative Tests and Finals

Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Online Students

Caring About Students Matters

Adding Game Elements to Your Online Course

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Coping with Student Resistance

Do Online Students Cheat More on Tests?

Reconsidering Assumptions About Students and Technology

Step Away from the Lectern

The Silent Professor

The Power of Podcasting Redux

Promoting Learning: The Instructor's Main Mission or a Secondary Duty?

Peer Assessment that Improves Performance in Groups

Is Viewing Learning Analytics the Same as Checking Your 'Likes'?

What's a Good Faith Effort?

Using Personal Stories to Engage Students in Conversation

Six Myths About a Teaching Persona

Developing Students' Learning Philosophies

Dropping Scores: The Case for Hope

Thinking about Teaching and Learning

Calculating Final Course Grades: What about Dropping Scores or Offering a Replacement?

Refresh Your Course without (Too Much) Pain and Suffering

Plunging into Learning

Three Ways to Efficiently and Effectively Support Online Learners

How Concerned Should We Be About Cell Phones in Class?

Ah-ha Moments—When Cooperative Learning in the Classroom Works

More Content Doesn’t Equal More Learning

What to Do about Those Absent Students

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Sample - How To Post (Clone)

Student-Written Exams Increase Student Involvement

Teaching Concerns of New (and Not So New?) Teachers

The Learning Paradigm in Online Courses

How Do I Make Choices About Who I Am as a Teacher?

Taking the Tech Out of Technology

Provide ‘Feedforward’ with Exemplars

Nine Ways to Improve Class Discussions

How to Give Your Students Better Feedback in Less Time

Why Policies Fail to Promote Better Learning Decisions

Getting Horses to Drink: Three Ways to Promote Student Ownership of Reading Assignments

Scenario-Based Learning in the Online Classroom

Expectations, Underestimations, and Realities

Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Test Questions

Choosing the Best Approach for Small Group Work

The Names We Give to Our Instructional Strategies

The On-Going Life of One Retired Dean and Professor

Student Ratings—Reminders and Suggestions

Joy Ride: More Teaching Tips for Reflection, Rejuvenation, and Renewal

From a Discourse of Deficiency to a Discourse of Faith

UDL: A Systematic Approach to Supporting Diverse Learners

Setting Students Up for Success

Managing Student Complaints

Exploring the Advantages of Rubrics

Meet Students Where They Are

Four Key Questions About Large Classes

The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged

From F2F to Online: Getting It Right

Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning

Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges

An Interesting Group Testing Option

Flipped Classroom Trends: A Survey of College Faculty

The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity

Personal Goals: An Exercise in Student Self-Assessment

Showtime in the Classroom: Seven Ways Streaming Video Can Enhance Teaching

How Do You Learn?

Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment

My Educational Philosophy

Sample - How To Post

What Kind of Feedback Helps Students Who Are Doing Poorly?

Using a Discourse-Community-Knowledge Framework to Design Writing Assignments

The Power of Mindfulness in the Classroom

A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning

Where Does Innovative Teaching Come From?

Three Tools for Supporting Student Success

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

First Day of Class Activity: The Interest Inventory

Cooperative Learning Structures and Deep Learning

Why Change Our Approach to Teaching?

Rethinking Direct Instruction in Online Learning

A Tool for Keeping Faculty Meetings Collegial

Research Highlights How Easily and Readily Students Fabricate Excuses

How a Course Map Puts You on Track for Better Learning Outcomes

Keep Calm and Teach: Best Practices for Teaching Cohorts

Using Google Web Apps to Improve Student Engagement

Getting Students to Do the Reading

The Power of Language to Influence Thought and Action

Helping Students Find Meaning in Core Curriculum Courses

Tonic for the Boring Syllabus

What Is Teaching without Learning?

Flipping Assessment: Making Assessment a Learning Experience

How to Foster Critical Thinking, Student Engagement in Online Discussions

Can We Teach Students How to Pay Attention?

How to Avoid Being a Helicopter Professor

Teacher Questions: An Alternative?

More Evidence That Active Learning Trumps Lecturing

Flexible Faculty Development Opportunities

Taking Risks in Your Teaching

Fostering Student Learning through the Use of Debates

Let Students Summarize the Previous Lesson

Why Open-book Tests Deserve a Place in Your Courses

Professor and Students Share Reactions to the Flipped Classroom

Developing a Teaching Persona

Getting the Most out of Guest Experts Who Speak to Your Class

An Exercise to Reduce Public Speaking Anxiety and Create Community in the Classroom

Lost in a Sea of Yellow: Teaching Students a Better Way to Highlight

Why Can’t Students Just Pay Attention?

I Took a MOOC, and I Think I Liked It

Faculty Mentoring Faculty: Relationships that Work

Strategies for Addressing Student Fear in the Classroom

Helping Students Who Are Performing Poorly

Promoting Academic Integrity: Are We Doing Enough?

Five Steps to Improving Online Group Work Assignments

Teaching College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Pedagogical Knowledge: Three Worlds Apart

Save the Last Word for Me: Encouraging Students to Engage with Complex Reading and Each Other

How Teaching Can Inform Scholarship

How Assignment Design Shapes Student Learning

You’re Asking the Wrong Question

Taking the Leap: Moving from In-Person to Online Courses

What We Have and Haven’t Learned

Using Student-Generated Reading Questions to Uncover Knowledge Gaps

Practical Tips for Cultivating a Learning Relationship with Students

Teachers, Students and the Classroom Tango

Coaching Strategies to Enhance Online Discussions

The Best Post Wiki: A Tool for Promoting Collaborative Learning and Higher-Order Thinking

Using Cumulative Exams to Help Students Revisit, Review, and Retain Course Content

Using Context to Deepen and Lengthen Learning

Using Facebook to Enrich the Online Classroom

Three Questions to Reframe the Online Learning Conversation

Moving from Multitasking to Mindfulness

Thoughts on Professionalism and Communication Skills When Content Reigns

Different Types of Group Work: Clearing up the Confusion

Three Critical Conversations Started and Sustained by Flipped Learning

The Power of Teachers' Questions Lies in Their Ability to Generate Students' Questions

Use Team Charters to Improve Group Assignments

Cohort Groups Can Present Special Challenges

Motivating Adult Online Learners

Learner-Centered Pedagogy and the Fear of Losing Control

Why Students Should Be Taking Notes

Office Hours Redux

Office Hours Alternative Resonates with Students

How to Get Your Students to Come to Class Prepared

Don’t Assume Difficult Question Automatically Lead to Higher-Order Thinking

Evaluating Discussion Forums for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Our Ongoing Quest to Improve Student Learning: High Standards and Realistic Expectations

Promoting Digital Citizenship and Academic Integrity in Technology Classrooms

Online Student Retention Requires a Collaborative Approach

A Grade Forecasting Strategy for Students

Babson Study: Distance Education Enrollment Growth Continues, But at Slowest Rate Ever

Strategies to Help Transform Your Online Courses

Group Work: What Do Students Want from Their Teammates?

Giving and Receiving Instructional Advice

Ten Tips for More Efficient and Effective Grading

How to Help Students Improve Their Note-Taking Skills

Finding a Place for Creative Assignments in Your Course

First Exam of the Semester: A Wake-up Call for Students

Appreciative Inquiry: A Way to Guide Positive Change in Your Department

Strategies for Preventing Student Resistance

It's Not Too Early to Begin Preparing Students for Cumulative Finals

Supporting International Students Online

Why Students Don’t Attend Office Hours

Keeping Students on Board with Concept Maps

Six Tips for Preparing Your Online Course

Five Tips for Dealing with Combative Students in the Online Environment

Effective Ways to Structure Discussion

Plagiarism: An Interesting Disconnect between Students' Thoughts and Actions

Using Fundamental Concepts and Essential Questions to Promote Critical Thinking

The Power of Storytelling in the College Classroom

A "Best of" List that Celebrates the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Is Praise Undermining Student Motivation?

Our 14 Most Popular Articles of 2014, Part 2

Our 14 Most Popular Articles of 2014

Our Weekly Conversation about Teaching and Learning

How to Communicate the Value of Your Faculty Development Center

WizIQ Launches e-Learning Tool to Create Video Lectures

Developing Students’ Self-Assessment Skills

Cruel Student Comments: Seven Ways to Soothe the Sting

How to Deal with Incivility in the Online Classroom

Why We Believe in Our Students, a Timely Reminder

Unlocking the Mystery of Critical Thinking

Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful

Thinking Horizontally and Vertically About Blended Learning

Teaching Practices Inventory Provides Tool to Help You Examine Your Teaching

New Faculty Survey Finds More Learner-Centered Teaching, Less Lecturing

Why You Read Like an Expert – and Why Your Students Probably Don't

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