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Free Ebook: Creating a Syllabus Your Students Will Read

In this interactive handbook, we’ll review five principles of humanizing syllabus design. I’ll also provide a checklist for you to design syllabi that highlight your teaching personality, create social connections, and generate curiosity for course content.

Building Community in the Classroom: A Conversation with Dr. Michael J. Sorrell

Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, recently sat down with Bridget Burns, CEO of the University Innovation Alliance, to talk about how he has successfully built community on his campus and in the classroom.

What Students Are Saying About Learning Today

College students share what works (and what doesn't) when it comes to learning and staying engaged.

51 Innovative Teachers Receiving Course Hero’s Grant for Digital Learning

In April, Course Hero launched its inaugural teaching grant program, inviting instructors to share their classroom project ideas for the Fall 2023 semester. Here, we present to you the 51 recipients of Course Hero’s Fall teaching grant.

VIDEO: Grading with Heart: How to Design Authentic Assessments and Rubrics

Stephanie Speicher, PhD, shares research-based strategies to create relevant, authentic, and real-world assessments and rubrics that can be aligned to your course.

Ebook: The Power of Self-Assessment: How to Help Students with the REDO Technique

Instead of giving negative feedback or a “low grade,” empower students to learn from a self-assessment technique Professor Fabiola Torres calls REDO: Reflect, Edit, Discover, and Observe.

Ebook: 3 Effective (and Entertaining) TikTok Projects to Engage Your Students

Angelita Howard, EdD, MBA-PM, MA, outlines three TikTok classroom project ideas she uses with her students.

What Educators Are Saying About Academic Integrity

“I think we need to be clear with our students what is cheating. Some students do not even know that they are cheating in certain situations.” - Associate Professor, West Coast University

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Professor Offers Radical Redefinition of Teaching in the 21st Century

University President Teaches Mathematics as Art—and Failure as Success

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Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland

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University of North Texas

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Design Flexible Pathways to Increase Opportunity and Access for All Students

Engineering professor Adan Vela, PhD, shares his passion—and advice—for providing access to college students facing multiple challenges.

Students Teaching Students: 4 Ways to Foster “Discovery Learning”

Oluwole Ariyo, PhD, a biology professor and advocate of encouraging student inquiry, offers four organic ways to help students drive their own learning.

Teaching for Equity and with Empathy

Dr. Jessica Calarco highlights the challenges and inequities students face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Manage Stress and Compassion Fatigue, While Engaging Students Online

To address faculty burnout, Course Hero invited a panel of instructors & experts to discuss ways to manage stress, & engaging students online.

What Role Do Universities Play in Supporting Their Students?

Course Hero invited a panel of four college students to talk about their experiences with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Faculty Can Lead Through Challenging Times

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski and Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope, discuss how to lead as an educator through challenging times.

Rituals to Start and End Class—and Unlock Learning

Theatre professor Katie Dawson, MFA, has found ways that students can use sticky notes, simple props, and their own thumbs to connect more deeply with course content.

5 Ways to Prevent Inequities in Group Projects

Through research and experimentation, biology instructor Dr. Cristina Gheorghiu has discovered ways to encourage equitable student collaboration.

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How I Use Course Hero as an Educator

See how educators across disciplines utilize Course Hero to help them innovate their curriculum to improve students’ learning experiences.

How I Use Course Hero as a Student

See how students across the country utilize Course Hero to help get them get unstuck and study more effectively.

DAY TWO: RESET — Student-Centered Teaching: Why We Need to Double Down on Data During COVID

Timothy Renick's session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit as a part of the general session.

Revolutionary Scholarship: The Bond Between Social Justice and the Classroom Experience

Jonathan Cabrera's session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit as a part of the State of Higher Education track.

Fighting Feedback Fear: Creative Techniques for Online Critiques

This session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit, from July 29-31, as a part of the Teaching Techniques and Demos track.

TailorEd: Student Learning Outcomes

This session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit, from July 29-31, as a part of the State of Higher Education track.

Teaching and Learning Center Meetup

Aditi Pai's session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit as a part of the Professional Development and Well-Being track. 

Gamifying Game Theory: Helping Students Reflect on the Lecture Before the Lecture

Mike Shor's session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit as a part of the Teaching Techniques and Demos track.

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VIDEO: What Happens in September? COVID-19 & Social Justice in Higher Education

Almost 900 viewers watched as university leaders, and educators shared their predictions on what will happen if schools return to campus in the fall.

“It’s the Love That Makes You Bend”

A UCLA professor tackles tough political, sociological, and human topics with her students, with an emphasis on service and hope during difficult times.

Dr. Payal Sharma Lecture: Game of Thrones vs. LBJ

Payal Sharma, PhD, assistant professor of business at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, visits Course Hero to present a master class on power.

Kelly Richmond Pope Lecture: Using an Edutainment Curriculum to Revamp Your Accounting Courses

Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope, accounting professor at Chicago’s DePaul University, shows the student engagement triggered by a hands-on, whodunit activity.

Kristen Rawlett Lecture: Service Learning in Nursing

Kristen Rawlett, PhD, of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, discusses service learning for nursing students at the Course Hero Nurse Educator Summit.

Michael Starbird Lecture: Exploring the Fourth Dimension

Dr. Michael Starbird, professor of mathematics at The University of Texas, Austin, shows how to bolster creativity by using analogy to build new concepts.

Katie Dawson Lecture: Active and Creative Teaching

Katie Dawson of The University of Texas at Austin lectures at Course Hero headquarters on tools for active and creative teaching, inside and outside the classroom.

Jeannice Samani Lecture: Integrated Learning

Dr. Jeannice Samani of Santa Clara University lectures at Course Hero headquarters on integrated learning.

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