Teaching and Lear...
Follow
Find
681 views | +5 today
Teaching and Learning at Hamline University
Teaching and Learning at Hamline University
Curated by Hamline CTL
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning

Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Can grading policies motivate learning? Too often they motivate getting the grade, not necessarily the learning.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

The Trigger Warning Myth

The Trigger Warning Myth | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Coddled students aren't the cause of a mental health crisis on campus. They're just pawns in the culture wars.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students)

Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students) | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
New supplies, new clothes, new start. How will you manage your first year of college? Upperclassmen and recent graduates from around the country offer words of wisdom.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

How an App Helps Low-Income Students by Turning College Life Into a Game – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How an App Helps Low-Income Students by Turning College Life Into a Game – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Tuition Discount Rates Rise Again, Signaling Potential Challenges for Private Colleges

Tuition Discount Rates Rise Again, Signaling Potential Challenges for Private Colleges | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Even though the colleges kicked in more grant aid, only about half of them were able to bring in more freshmen than the year before, according to an annual survey.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

How to Email a Professor (with Sample Emails) - wikiHow

How to Email a Professor (with Sample Emails) - wikiHow | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
How to Email a Professor. The way that you communicate with your teachers is very important and shows a lot about the kind of student you are. Most teachers have certain expectations for the messages they receive from students. Below are...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Does Assessment Make Colleges Better? Let Me Count the Ways

Does Assessment Make Colleges Better? Let Me Count the Ways | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Data on graduates, skills for the workplace, students who can talk about what they’ve learned — these are the results of asking institutions to measure what they do.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Why poor students drop out even when financial aid covers the cost

Why poor students drop out even when financial aid covers the cost | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Among the many students heading off to college this fall, those from wealthier backgrounds are far more likely to graduate after four years. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at why that occurs, and what one university is doing to combat this statistic.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Fewer Good Jobs for College Grads? Not So, Says New Study

Fewer Good Jobs for College Grads? Not So, Says New Study | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Grouping jobs by occupation rather than industry shows that well-paying "good jobs" grew most in the recovery.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Pro tips: Declaring a college major

Pro tips: Declaring a college major | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Choosing a college major is a major decision, right? We look at how important it is to have a major picked out by the time freshmen arrive on campus, and how much your major determines your career path and eventual earnings.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Why a Global Education Doesn’t Have to Mean Going Abroad

Why a Global Education Doesn’t Have to Mean Going Abroad | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Free for 24 hours. Domestic "study away" programs, often cheaper and more accessible than a course overseas, can expose students to diverse cultures closer to home.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Chilly at Work? Office Formula Was Devised for Men

Chilly at Work? Office Formula Was Devised for Men | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
A study by Dutch scientists says most office buildings set temperatures based on a model developed in the 1960s that uses the metabolic rates of men.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Hiring in Academe- Insights on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hiring in Academe- Insights on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Hamline CTL's insight:

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published this report on diversity in faculty hires.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Making Friends in New Places

Making Friends in New Places | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
At the start of freshman year, there’s a window of opportunity when rules about social interactions are suspended and it feels perfectly normal to talk to strangers. Do it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Study finds men are more likely than women to engage in self-citation | InsideHigherEd

Study finds men are more likely than women to engage in self-citation | InsideHigherEd | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

The Truth About Graduation Rates

The Truth About Graduation Rates | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
High school graduation rates in the U.S. are at an all time high. We wanted to find out why. The answer? It’s not all good news.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Duke U freshmen object graphic novel depicting lesbian relationships | InsideHigherEd

Duke U freshmen object graphic novel depicting lesbian relationships | InsideHigherEd | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

There Is No Such Thing as an Educational Innovation | Just Visiting | InsideHigherEd

There Is No Such Thing as an Educational Innovation | Just Visiting | InsideHigherEd | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

For Incoming Freshmen, Which Cultural Touchstones Are Out Of Touch?

For Incoming Freshmen, Which Cultural Touchstones Are Out Of Touch? | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
Beloit College's annual "mindset list" aims to show professors which cultural and historical references are outdated and will supposedly bewilder incoming college students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity

The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
There’s only one first day of class. Here are some ideas for taking advantage of opportunities that are not available on any other day of the course.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says

Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
New research shakes the long-held belief that higher education clears a path to financial equality for blacks and Hispanics, and contends that the problem is deeply rooted and persistent.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

▶ 2015 Plenary 3 lecture: Satyan L. Devadoss “The Decline of Disciplines and the Renaissance Revival” - YouTube

Hamline CTL's insight:

In his 2015 NAC&U Summer Institute plenary, Satyan L. Devadoss examined ways in which a interdisciplinary frame of mind can be useful in the college classroom, in students' careers, and to solve major world problems.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

It’s Harder Now to Change Students’ Lives, but No Less Important

It’s Harder Now to Change Students’ Lives, but No Less Important | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
The standardization and hand-holding that characterize today’s college classes can be the enemies of self-discovery.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Hamline CTL
Scoop.it!

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus | Teaching and Learning at Hamline University | Scoop.it
College students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education.
Hamline CTL's insight:

The September cover story from The Atlantic magazine by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. (For more background on what brought the authors to write the article, visit http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/greg-lukianoffs-story/399359/).

more...
No comment yet.