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15 Higher Education Podcasts that Pique Curiosity and Drive Innovation

Relevant and timely, these educator-created series offer insights into the tech, politics, sociology, and pedagogy affecting teachers today.

The Power of Perspective

Finding answers to complex problems and developing innovative ideas sometimes requires a big shift in perspective. The best solutions only emerge...

Bring Industry to the Classroom (and Vice Versa)

Two biomedical engineering professors share tips for building a bridge between academia and industry—with benefits for all involved.

Achieving Success in International Educational Partnerships

Should your school establish (or continue) study abroad programs? A three-time business school dean shares insights on six questions to consider first.

Reflections on the US PREP Design-Based Research Process

After engaging in a structured overhaul of a favorite course, this professor shares her steps, snags, and strategies that can be applied to any redesign.

A Meal-Sharing App That Targets Food Insecurity in College

Dispelling loneliness. Building community. Helping college students share extra meal swipes with hungry classmates. Yep: There's an app for that!

Remember Students’ Names with 5 Professor-Tested Strategies

We love all the new faces in class, but oh, all those names! Here, educators with 150+ students per semester share their eminently doable name-recall tricks.

Practice Quizzes Help Students Retain Key Facts—Now and at Work

A new study shows that recalling facts during a test—retrieval enhanced learning—reinforces long-term learning. We asked its lead researcher for details.

How to Start a New Academic Department: A 7-Step Plan

This professor dreamed of building a new department of web engineering. Here's how he did it, what he learned along the way, and why he would do it again.

“Chemical” Is Not a Dirty Word

What does an organic chemistry professor do when his kids hate chemicals? Dr. Garg's colorful solution shows them a new way to look at the world.

5 Practical Tips to Manage Teaching Assistants

Are you a good mentor to your TAs? Here, experienced professors share practical tips for fostering collaboration during meetings, setting goals, and more.

Cell Phones in the College Classroom: How to Cope

Whatever your position, the truth is that students are more likely to remember their phone than their homework. Here are some ways other educators deal.

Why Stories Help Students Learn

Here, the neuroscience behind the power of story — plus 8 storytelling tips from Claremont Graduate University's Professor Paul J. Zak.

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