Research + News | Topic: Professors
Nov 27, 2017
Laptops Are Great. But Not During A Lecture Or A Meeting.
Step into any college lecture hall and you are likely to find a sea of students typing away at open, glowing laptops as the professor speaks. Read the article here.
Aug 11, 2017
Georgia Professor Allows Stressed Out Students To Choose Their Own Grades
A professor at the University of Georgia will allow his fall semester students to pick their own grades in an effort to reduce the stress levels of his students. Read the article here.
Sep 9, 2016
Forced Readings: A Twisted View of Censorship on Campus
This Salvo Magazine article takes a look at how liberal education is redefining censorship. Read the article here.
Aug 19, 2016
David Horowitz zeros in on the indoctrination of students by ideologues. Read the article here.
Dec 2, 2015
Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges
College personnel everywhere are struggling with students’ increased neediness. Read the article here.
Jul 20, 2015
The Case Against Laptops in the Classroom
Some teachers and professors are rethinking allowing laptops and other electronics in the classroom. Read the article here.
Apr 7, 2015
The 4 Properties of Powerful Teachers
The Chronicle of Higher Education takes a look at developing the qualities of powerful teachers. From the article:
American higher education seems to be experiencing a kind of teaching renaissance. Articles on the subject proliferate on this site and others, suggesting a renewed interest and commitment to the subject across academe.
Read the full article here.
Jan 27, 2015
How I Almost Lost the Bible
Had it not been for the first editor of Christianity Today, I likely would have gone the way of liberal scholar Bart Ehrman, says article author Gregory Alan Thornbury for Christianity Today. Read the full article here.
Sep 25, 2014
10 Things Every College Professor Hates
College professor Lisa Wade is doing college students and professors a big favor by voicing the pet peeves that professors have about their students. Her article in “Business Insider” offers students a helpful tutorial on some aspects of how to be a better student. Her list of “10 Things Every College Professor Hates” is worth a look. She writes:
“I reached out to my network and collected some things that really get on instructors’ nerves. Here are the results: some of the “don’ts” for how to interact with your professor or teaching assistant. For what it’s worth, No. 2 was by far the most common complaint.”
Read the rest of the article here.
May 30, 2013
Do Students Learn More from Great Lectures or Bad Ones?
According to a paper published in the Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, “Appearances can be deceiving: instructor fluency increases perceptions of learning without increasing actual learning.”
Read a report from Inside Higher Ed here.
Read the paper abstract here.