Many people know Maryellen Weimer for her landmark book Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice. In this book, one of our recommended core readings, Weimer gives a compelling argument for […]
In our list of core readings, we recommend a manageable number of very good books from the scholarship on teaching and learning in higher education. But are these books the […]
Many teachers first read the scholarship on teaching and learning when someone they respect and trust recommends a book or an article. Recommending a good and fitting reading is an act of generosity and possibility. This has certainly been the case for me.
This short document on “New Pedagogies in Higher Education” (PDF)* put together by L. Dee Fink,** Mary Allen, and Patricia Iannuzz introduces and overviews “seven sets of new pedagogies.” I […]
To hear it from some, we’re in the midst of the grammar apocalypse. It’s not just that students can’t write well. It’s that they can’t even put coherent sentences together. […]
The faculty at a school I’m familiar with recently voted to change their scale for reporting final grades. They went from one that uses just letters (A, B, C, D, F) to […]