Our white papers provide a detailed examination on some of the most critical issues in higher education today, while providing you with practical strategies that you can implement in your classroom or on your campus. Quite frankly, they’re likely to become the go-to resource in your professional development library.
Along with your work to create quality courses and train excellent online teachers, online education also brings with it a whole set of regulations. To make things more complicated, these regulations vary from state to state, with some states requiring nothing and others demanding filings and fees. This white paper provides guidance from Dr. Bruce Chaloux, CEO of the Sloan Consortium.
If you’ve lost your joy of teaching, Joy Ride offers practical tips for getting it back. This special 22-page download is divided into 17 sections, each with its own set of tips and strategies for strengthening one’s commitment to teaching.
Cheating strikes at the core of your school’s integrity. It creates an unethical environment among your students, and ultimately diminishes the quality and reputation of your institution. Here’s what you can do about it.
The truth is most colleges and universities struggle with academic dishonesty. But the schools that have had the most success with remedying cheating are the ones that focus on transforming culture rather than changing behavior. Learn how with a copy of this white paper.
Despite the challenges, it is possible to maintain academic rigor and integrity even though instructors and students are scattered across the state, across the country, or even across the world. This report will explain how to gather, analyze, and apply data that will lead to a better online experience for students, faculty, and staff.
For the new college teacher, it is best to learn from those who have been there. In 23 Practical Strategies to Help New Teachers Thrive, you will learn the tips and techniques that have proven successful for experienced faculty, and explore how they can be used and adapted in your own classes.
At first glance, evaluating students online may seem more difficult and time-consuming. Closer examination, however, reveals an exciting array of assessment possibilities that can actually improve learning while reducing faculty workloads.
Discover what you need to know and do on the first day of any course so that you can maximize time spent on instruction and minimize time spent on classroom management. This white paper breaks down the first day into simple, discreet steps to set-up your classroom, establish routines, communicate expectations, and present course material.
By creating a campus climate that allows frequent and meaningful faculty-student interaction, you greatly increase the odds that students in need of assistance will be recognized early enough to prevent major problems—or even violence—from occurring at your school. This white paper explains methods for fostering essential relationships between professors and students.
Whether you’re just getting your feet wet and want to know more about designing a successful service-learning course, or you’re looking to make improvements to a service-learning course you’re already teaching, let this white paper guide you to mastery and success.