The Teaching Professor is the lively, highly informative newsletter with a singular purpose: to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching. A source of cutting-edge information and inspiration for more than 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.
Youll learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why tying CT to a specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.
Learn an influential new approach to higher education from a veteran of federal education policy making. Discover sound arguments to help you gain support of resistant staff and step-by-step strategies that will equip you to start, administer, and teach a CBL degree program.
Learn techniques that will help improve your teaching and your students' ability to learn more effectively. Develop a framework you can use to better identify goals for your students, along with strategies to help them achieve those goals.
Explore the results of research on teaching and learning and discover a range of practical strategies that can make your own teaching more evidence-based and, as a result, improve your students’ ability to learn when they study.
Higher education educators face growing pressure to deliver results while serving an increasingly diverse student body. Fortunately, ongoing research has expanded our knowledge of both how learning affects the human brain, and the behaviors which support effective learning. These principles apply across cultures and disciplines. Learn how to harness them for your classroom.
Learn how to select, adapt, design, and integrate proven self-regulated learning assignments and activities into the courses you’re teaching right now.
Honing students’ curiosity, coaching them to persevere, and training them to work smartly are as essential as teaching them the course material itself. In these three programs, you’ll get innovative ways for igniting students’ drive to learn and mature.
Discover techniques for getting students to work smarter, not just harder. This programs covers questions of metacognition, the value of low-stakes feedback, and innovative ways that tests and quizzes can drive students to make more neural connections and increase long-term retention.