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The factors that influence student learning are diverse, but one that has gained interest in recent years is the use of flexible classrooms. A 2016 study by Steelcase Education showed that student engagement and learning significantly increased when the classroom environment is not the traditional row by row structure. The thought that students learn better in an environment where they can control where they sit, with the freedom to move
Clemson University has long offered an on-campus MBA program, but starting this fall, the South Carolina-based school is placing its bets on something a bit different: an ambitious new version of the program that will allow students to access the same curriculum virtually through online learning. And while taking classes online is certainly no new feat, Clemson is hoping its new online MBA program will stand out. The post How Clemson
Although Morehouse College decided to admit transgender men, progress is slow because of the colleges’ roots in black churchesIn Atlanta,the South’s self-described “gay black mecca”, Morehouse College, an historically all-male black college, said last week it would, for the first time, allow transgender men and “individuals who self-identify as men, regardless of the sex assigned to them at birth” to be considered for admission from 2020 onwards, according to a
Artificial intelligence (AI) has fascinating implications for instruction, and some educators are already using AI in higher ed to humanize teaching. The post 4 ways we can start using AI in higher ed to humanize teaching appeared first on eCampus News.
Two years ago, a professional development program for teachers in Indiana had a 35% participation rate. By focusing on what didn't work and listening to feedback, participation rose to 90%.
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Students often don't complete assigned reading. Professors are finding ways to solve that puzzle.
A book on the Romantic lecture reminds a language professor why she prefers to be a "guide at the side" in the classroom.
The mission that Hispanic-serving institutions fulfill should go beyond meeting white normative standards, says the author of a new book.
Based in California, Manly represents hundreds of women who say they were sexually abused or mistreated by doctors at Michigan State University and the University of Southern California. He blames â€œvileâ€ university leaders for failing to act.