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Contact List for Students in Crisis

Lessons in the Delicate Art of Confronting Offensive Speech

It's Not You. It's Your Students

After the Election: A To-Do List

The Reluctant Reader

The Unwritten Rules of College

Relearn Faster and Retain Longer: Along With Practice, Sleep Makes Perfect

Are Sleepy Students Learning?

What Happens When Students Study Together?

Increasing Reading Compliance of Undergraduates

Student Motivation and Learning

Can a Failing Grade Motivate a Student?

How Should I Study for the Exam?

What Will College Be Like for a Transgender Student in North Carolina?

What ‘Safe Spaces’ Really Look Like on College Campuses

First-Year Students Express Attitudes On Religious Diversity

When Racism Reappears, How Can a Campus Show It Has Made Any Gains?

The Student Body, for Sale

How to Help First-Generation Students Succeed


The Tricky Task of Teaching About Trump


Are We Teaching Composition All Wrong?

Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism

Note-Taking Strategies to Improve Learning

The Pen Is Mightier Than the Keyboard: Advantages of Longhand Over Laptop Note Taking

Peer Review as a Strategy for Improving Students’ Writing Process

What Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia

Good Fonts for Dyslexia

Grading, Feedback and Assessment

Why Good Teaching Evaluations May Reward Bad Teaching

You’re Never Too Old to Observe or Be Observed

Why We Should Stop Grading Students on a Curve

Teaching Students How to Manage Feedback

Study Strategies for Before, During, and After Class

Course Design

Solve a Teaching Problem


Relations Between College Students’ Cell Phone Use During Class and Grades

How to Use YouTube Live Streaming for Free Lecture Capture

Student Use of Laptops in the Classroom

Expanding Learning Experiences with Virtual Guest Experts

Lateral Reading: Reading Less and Learning More When Evaluating Digital Information 

Pedagogical Methods

The Fine Art of Sniffing Out Crappy Science

CURE survey

RISC survey

Inclusive Teaching Strategies

To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation

Diversity & Inclusive Teaching 

Goal Setting Intervention 

Do quizzes improve student learning? A look at the evidence

Ecological Validity of the Testing Effect: The Use of Daily Quizzes in Introductory Psychology

Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence

Learners' Ability to Decide What Not to Study

Teaching Philosophy

Why You Might Love Working at a Teaching College

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

Teach Better podcast

Test-Enhanced Learning: Taking Memory Tests Improves Long-Term Retention

Transparency and Problem-Centered Learning

Looking and Learning: Visual Literacy across the Disciplines

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

The Myths That Persist About How We Learn


Open Educational Resources Guide from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Learning-Centered Syllabus

Discussions and Oral Communication

How Do Students Learn from Participation in Class Discussion?

How Good Are Your Discussion Facilitation Skills?

Classroom Management

U. of Chicago’s Condemning of Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings Reignites Debate

Small Changes in Teaching: The First 5 Minutes of Class

Teacher Misbehavior and its Effects on Student Interest and Engagement

The Distracted Classroom

The Mind That Wanders: Challenges and Potential Benefits of Mind Wandering in Education

Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity

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Brain Science Explains The Most Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Helping Professors Find Time to Think

How to Build a Productive Summer

Enhancing Daily Well-Being at Work Through Lunchtime Park Walks and Relaxation Exercises: Recovery Experiences as Mediators


Who’s Doing What, and Who’s Getting What?

When Debate Dies, Who Loses?

Why We Hate Our Own Meetings

How to Lead Effective Meetings


Avoiding Gender Bias in Reference Writing

Writing a Letter of Recommendation

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