Tag: Professor

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

More professors now embrace Wikipedia in the classroom

November 9, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

About a decade ago, Amin Azzam, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, often told his medical students not to research health information on Wikipedia out of concern for the website’s reliability. But a student once looked […]


Computer Science professor honored with teaching excellence award

June 2, 2022

Via: eSchool News

For over two decades, Dr. Kendall Martin has been introducing her students at Montgomery County Community College to a new superpower you won’t find inside the pages of a comic book. The Computer Science professor has helped them discover the […]


N.H. Professor Resigns Amid Twitter Probe

February 15, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A University of New Hampshire professor has resigned amid an investigation into whether he maintained a Twitter account in which he pretended to be an immigrant woman of color. A university statement said, “It has been four months since we […]


Ole Miss Doubles Down on Professor’s Termination

January 12, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Mississippi is moving ahead with its termination of Garrett Felber, assistant professor of history, its provost said in a formal response to the American Historical Association. The group inquired about Felber’s controversial termination, which many of his […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

What One Professor Learned From an Informal Teaching Experiment

August 22, 2019

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dom Caristi has always tweaked his courses. Usually, that’s meant tinkering here and there, perhaps by adding a few low-stakes quizzes or reducing the number of exams. In the spring, he was presented with an opportunity through what he called […]