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Four Student Misconceptions about Learning

Four Student Misconceptions about Learning By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD Learning is fast – Students think that learning can happen a lot faster than it does. Take, for example, the way many students handle assigned readings. They think they can get

Posted in 2016

The Teaching Online Challenge (Fall 2017)

Posted in 2016

Why Revise? Because You Have an Authentic Audience

Photo credit: Official White House photo by Pete Souza Whenever I start talking about the importance of revising our writing with my classes, I show them this photograph: an over-the-shoulder shot of Barack Obama holding a copy of his Inaugural

Posted in 2016

Career Planning in College ‘Should Not Feel Like Going to the DMV’

Roadtrip Nation is known for its bright-green RVs that take students on career journeys. Mike Marriner, a founder of the group, describes how it continues to expand its mission to help people prepare for their lives after graduation.

Posted in 2016

re:Learning on Video

The Chronicle’s re:Learning video series explores the new education landscape with innovators from within and outside academe.

Posted in 2016

A Wave of Disability-Lawsuit Threats Against Colleges May Have Receded

A Pittsburgh law firm appears to have walked away after telling dozens of colleges it might sue them over their online courses’ inaccessibility.

Posted in 2016
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